Birthday on the Rooftop [1/365]

[07/07/2016] Turned 29 today. Had a birthday including a great 6AM workout with Kim at Barre3 (free for my birthday) followed by a coffee. Had a good, if packed day at work, then headed to rooftop drinks at Departure with my folks and Aaron. After an amazing vegan cheese platter at Vtopia, we stopped at…

Birthday on the Rooftop [1/365]

[07/07/2016] Turned 29 today. Had a birthday including a great 6AM workout with Kim at Barre3 (free for my birthday) followed by a coffee. Had a good, if packed day at work, then headed to rooftop drinks at Departure with my folks and Aaron. After an amazing vegan cheese platter at Vtopia, we stopped at…

The thumpa thumpa will never be the same

I haven't said anything about the massacre in Orlando because I can't articulate this tight feeling in my chest and the weight around my ears. I'm worried I'll say the wrong thing, and I know whatever I'll say will be inadequate. I found out right as I was arriving home from dancing my ass off…

Big News

I am excited to announce I've accepted a position as the Digital Director at the Democratic Party of Oregon. Leaving the Community Cycling Center, an organization whose mission, work, and staff are so dear to me was an extremely hard decision. But I know that the amazing team the Community Cycling Center will keep doing their exciting…

101 things in 1001 days

Anyone who knows me that I love lists, goals, and data. Each year, I set new year's resolutions/goals and I publish them on my website, and review my success at the end of the year. I'm always looking for more interesting ways to document my goals. Since last year's site death of 43things (on which I was…

Library Win

Managed to pick up a "lucky day" book from Hollywood Library last night - hadn't heard of it, but love previous work by the author (Nick Hornby). Sincerely was my lucky day. Tore through 175 pages in one sitting after dinner last night.

Solo 401K’s for creative side gigs

Have you set up a Solo 401K for 1099 freelance income before? Can you please help me wrap my head around it? Do I need an EIN and a DBA? Can I buy you a coffee and you help me figure this out? On that note, sadly my 401K is going away at work and I'm…

2016 Goals

  For the past several years, I've been posting my new years resolutions online and then at the end of year, reviewing my success. So here's 2016's goals, which are ambitious. Projects Complete my Duolingo Tree for German - I am currently 50% done with my Duolingo tree. Teach 2 personal finance classes - In 2015 I…