10 things you should probably know about me:

  1. I was born and raised in Mississippi (yes, that's where the accent comes from).
  2. I transplanted to sunny Phoenix, Arizona, by way of humid Louisiana and blessed-with-all-four-seasons North Carolina.
  3. My first real job at the age of 15 was creating a database application in dBase IV to collect, analyze and report on census data for the Mississippi Department of Economic and Community Development Resources Library.
  4. I majored in Computer Science at LSU while working full time as a programmer.
  5. I am married to a wonderful, equally geeky husband and mother to a budding geeky teenage son.
  6. I am owned by an umbrella cockatoo, cockatiel, golden retriever and shihtzu/poodle mix.
  7. I have trained Aikido for 7+ years, and teach the kids' classes at my dojo.
  8. I am an avid amateur photographer who spends inordinate amounts of time in Photoshop.
  9. I spend about 75% of my day in front of a computer... voluntarily.
  10. My favorite color: purple

My Life Online

I live a fairly active virtual life. Here is a collection of sites that I have either created, contributed to, or participate in. Feel free to follow me!