So, I’m starting this blog again, as you can see. I haven’t imported any of my old posts and I don’t plan on doing so; I’m hoping to change focus on this site because my life has changed so much this year.
I’m hoping to use this space to document what I make and what I do; expect to see cooking experiments, knitting goodness, code finangling, and other crafty things. My life’s all about making and creating and it’s high time my blog reflects this.
Here’s a little intro.
Most of you probably know who I am if you’re at this site. My name is Aubrey; I’m almost 30, live on the coast of New Hampshire, and can cook a mean stir fry. I grew up in Massachusetts and lived in Indiana for 8 years before moving back to New England in May of 2009. I work as a web developer and I’ve been making websites since 1998.
I have been dating a fantastic guy for the past 5 months. (Feel free to click on the ‘Hot Sexy Boyfriend’ link in the sidebar to see his site. You know you want to!) It’s been a great time going out with him, traveling with him, and spending time with him in general. He’s kind of awesome.
I work at a kickass place just ten minutes away from home! Since June I’ve been working as a web developer for MicroArts Creative Agency. During my time here I’ve been lucky enough to work on a few cool projects, such as the Give Litter charity and Microarts: Brand Ubiquity. I’m actually writing more custom PHP than I have in a couple years, and I’m enjoying it.
As you can see, I’ve moved back to WordPress for this blog. It’s not that I dislike Drupal; I felt it was a little too much for just my blog site and for now, going back to WordPress seems to be the most obvious solution. My life’s all about learning new things and ideas.
The biggest thing? My father’s home. As some of you may remember, my father fell at home in January, leaving him paralyzed from the shoulders down. He spent five months at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston adjusting to his new life. (We can’t say enough good things about this hospital. Seriously. Awesome, awesome place.) He’s in a wheelchair steered by movements in his head, and thanks to lots of technological advances within the past few years, he can make and answer phone calls, update his blog on Caring Bridge, and change channels on his television. It’s great to see what things he can do, and it’s even better to see him enjoying life and keeping a positive attitude. My dad is my hero.
Yeah. So many things have changed this year! I took a break from this blog to regroup and figure out what I want to say to the world. Hopefully my message will be heard.