pixel art image of woman doing tai chi while holding a laptop
Iโ€™m a senior web developer doing non-profit work in juvenile justice, a tai chi teacher in-training, and a homeschool mom to a couple of wonderful children.

Things I tend to post about.

#Microblog photo challenge #Homeschooling #Productivity #RPG #Code #Tai Chi

Recent Posts

subscribe via RSS

Session One - Portal Under the Stars - 1.1

This contain spoilers for theย Dungeon Crawl Classics level 0 funnel adventure The Portal Under the Stars by Goodman Games To go to the start of this adventure visit my post - Dungeon Crawler Classics - Solo Play Session One Being a peasant is hard but maybe your luck is about to turn around. The stars have aligned in a strange pattern and that old tale you heard so long ago maybe wasn’t as foolish as you thought.

Read More


I signed up for an omg.lol account a couple of months back and I’m finally getting into the groove of using status updates. I don’t think I’ll sync them on micro.blog, I want them to stay ephemeral. But I did embed them at the top of my website.

Dungeon Crawler Classics - Trying Out Solo Play

I haven’t played a good table-top, dice slinging, rpg game in about six years. So the urge to play has been building for a while. But my schedule is absolutely packed to the brim and my old game friends also have schedules that are equally packed. There isn’t a way to fit in a gaming session with any regularity. Then Wizards of the Coast pissed off a huge portion of the D&D community with some rumored changes to their OGL and I decided to look around and see what else was out there.

Read More


Off to the orthopedic surgeon this morning. My daughter broke her hand in her gymnastics dance class. Hopefully just a cast and time is required for healing.

I got a Hobonichi Cousin journal for the new year and I’ve been been trying out different layouts to keep track of homeschooling, work, and my personal tasks. This is my favorite so far. Homeschooling log in the center and color coded.

Hobonichi Cousin with personal, homeschooling, and work tasks in the weeks layout

#Homeschoolingย #Productivityย 

My son had his first swim meet of the season! He’s improved so much this year ๐ŸŠ

Boy in swim meet doing the butterfly stroke.

I finally found the time and energy to make it to a Kung Fu practice last night. Lots of good stretching and sword forms in class, plus some new faces ๐Ÿ˜€.

Man and woman facing each other, swords crossed as they circle each other

#Tai Chiย 

I made myself take my time and not rush in finishing my orchid in one sitting. It’s finally done, and I love how it looks on my window sill ๐ŸŒธ

Lego orchid on window sill. In the background is a driveway and green bamboo

One thing I’ve really enjoyed this week was writing down a daily quote in my journal. To start the year out I’m reading “The Practicing Stoic” by Ward Farnsworth and jotting down what strikes me as meaningful as I work my way through it.

A handwritten quote by Marcus Aurelius from Meditations 8.47