Receptionist Smiley

Customer-Facing Careers: Gotta Love Helping!

One of the first things a good recruiter looks for on a resume for customer-facing positions is the keywords “love to help,” or some variation of it. If you don’t love helping people, you won’t last long in your support position. If you do, you’re probably really good at acting. I’ve been in a customer-facing […]

Dad Grave Marker

My Dad Was A Jerk but I Still Miss Him

I have a few memories from my childhood. When I was 6 months old, I yanked the mobile over my crib onto myself (I really wanted the blue terry cloth elephant dangling from it). I remember learning to crawl and playing with a Gerber baby plastic book that had a picture of a baby, and […]

by Laura Flores

Another site update post

It seems like every few years I come back to post about how the site’s been updated again. In trying to eliminate reliance on addons that may wind up deprecated or incompatible with the latest version of WordPress, I’ve found a way to set up the gallery pages with just core WordPress stuff. It helps that between the last […]

Jaiden and Deia June 2012

Clean Slate

After looking through all 211 posts I’d made from the span of time between whenever-I-got-livejournal and ~2009 I realized a LOT of that was stuff I didn’t want public to the world! I mean seriously, silly drunken posts are cute and all (not), but I’m a growned up woman and should have growned up woman […]