Gaiety Life

They/Their
Programming, art, design, and other queer things.
Web Engineer by day who pretends to be a dog.
Dog by night who pretends to be a programmer.

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Ultimate Dungeon Terrain

In preparation of running Dungeon of the Mad Mage... the most flexible solution to dungeon tiles has been crafted!

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Rockin' Ubuntu For Work, New Dotfiles

Very excited to be using Linux fulltime! View the full post to read about the tech and some new fancy dotfiles for 2019.

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Moving on from Q2

So many memories, so much growth - yet it's time to move on!

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Metal Skies

Painting on Aluminum, Ooooooo~

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Three Years at Q2

_Technically_ I've been here closer to four, but who's counting! It's been a good few years.

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Using JS Set's to Find Elements

JS's `new Set()` can be the new Hash table optimization for reducing nested loops. So I've put together a little code snippet to show this in practice.

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Coming Out Again - NB

Queer folx are always coming out again and again. So, let's run the tape once more! Non-binary edition.

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Barbarian of Cold

Quite proud of how this turned out! Starting to really gain some confidence.

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Donating a Painting: Art Erotica 2019

Today marks the first public viewing of my art in a physical space!

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Life Training: Gun Retention Course

This weekend I completed an intensive gun retention course. Always learn life skills!

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Batch of Kobolds!

First true dive into painting minis, this is going to be a wonderfully dangerous hobby!

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Final Improv Show(?)

A curtain closes, but only after so much growth and laughs!

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Austin Givecamp 2019

Another non-profit site launched!

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Coming Out Again - Poly

Today I've finally admitted to the world at large I'm polyamorous.

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Owning Your Identity - Nickname Change

Officially have my new preferred name at work!

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Best Improv Performance Yet!

Just sharing a little joy real quick!

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Bare Metal Tooling

Tooling comprehension over plugin reliance.

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On Web Components

They're ready for the mainstream. Automation testable. Even IE11 compatible, mostly.

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A Furry For Good

Volunteering with Austin Humane Society

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Catjingle 5k - A First!

🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️ 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️

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Code2College Volunteering - Resume Prep

Volunteering with Code2College has been very worthwhile!

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Galaxy Painting Series

A whole galaxy of space paintings.

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Code2College - Volunteering

Interview Prep, Cirriculum Development

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Learning on Rails

Reflections on learning Rails.

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Inktober 2018

An annual drawing-a-day challenge.

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Druid Portrait Photoshoot

Outdoor photoshoot with my BFF.

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Silhouette Spray Paintings

A collection of silhouette based spraypaint and acrylic modified paintings on canvas.

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Minimalist - Spray Paintings

Minimalism meets Spraypaint

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Galaxy Paws - Painting

Spraypaint and Acrylic

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Falling - Spraypaint on Canvas

Never made something like this before, I'm quite proud of the result!

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Non-Ember Things in Ember

No `ember install`? No problem!

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Dev'ing on Linux is Fun!

Sometimes necessity gives you an excuse to learn some new fun stuff.

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Faster Test Suites, Less Code, Embracing Writing Addons.

Less code, a faster test suite, and a tighter focus on core functionality can be achieved through embracing open source.

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Less Blue Light, Better Sleep

Limiting blue light and increasing sleep quality to live a more productive, healthier life.

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The Great App Store Trials

Becoming a Published Play Store Developer

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Performance Reviews - You and Your Peers

...shouldn't feel daunting or boring. They're an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work of your peers.

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Self Code Review with Git Add Patch

Reduce errors and typos while building confidence with every chunk you commit.

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Easy Git Commit Targeting

Shortened SHA hashes and relative offsets

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What Polyphasic Sleep Taught Me About Passion

Valuing your time. Growing with those who wish to grow with you.

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Getting Started Gets Better With You

Transform company culture by transforming a lesser onboarding experience into a great one for future hires.

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A Modern Terminal Workflow — Part 5 / 5

Configuring iTerm2

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A Modern Terminal Workflow — Part 4 / 5

Configuring Tmux

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A Modern Terminal Workflow — Part 3 / 5

Configuring Zsh

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A Modern Terminal Workflow — Part 2 / 5

Configuring Neovim

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A Modern Terminal Workflow — Part 1 / 5

Conquer the CLI using the latest tools made by developers for developers.

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