2017 Review & 2018 Goals

Here’s a quick recap of how my goals from 2017 panned out.

2017 Goals (and updates):

✅ 1. Set up an Etsy shop for my pet illustrations

— And sell at least 10 commissioned portraits

Note: Sarah and I set up our Etsy shop this year, and I more than doubled this goal by selling 21 pet portraits. Sarah also killed it and sold a ton of other items on the shop. 🤙

01 January 2018

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2016 Review & 2017 Goals

At the beginning on 2016, I wrote down some personal goals I wanted to accomplish by the end of the year. Now that the year is wrapping up and another one approaches, I thought I’d follow up on my goals from 2016 and jot down my new goals for 2017.

30 December 2016

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Creating a New Website With GitHub Pages and Jekyll

I had been wanting to redo my website for a while now. I also wanted to start writing more in the coming year, so I knew I needed a way to create, edit, and publish blog posts easily. There’s no shortage of resources and platforms to get a personal blog/website up quickly, but I have never really liked the well-known blogging Content Management Systems (WordPress, Tumblr, Ghost, etc.). So I decided to try something I hadn’t used before — I wanted to learn something new. Enter GitHub Pages and Jekyll.

23 December 2016

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I Am Not You

And I’m finally cool with that.

I’ve been reading some awesome and inspiring articles on Medium as well as other outlets lately. We live in an amazing time with so many ambitious people sharing how they’re bettering themselves and the world. It’s great to see others not settling for mediocrity, but striving to improve the quality of their lives and the lives around them.

16 July 2015

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About Me

// Short bio I'm a web designer & developer living in Tulsa with my favorite human and our favorite non-humans. We also run a small design shop, Chaibu Studio.

// Currently reading Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind — Yuval Noah Harari