Creates artisanal code.
Photographs and writes.
Not sure I was mentally prepared to hear that my cat is now considered "senior" today at the vet.
Kind of a weird moment: switching to an iPhone 12 today after running Android since the very beginning. Really have lost faith in Google the past few years.
Big shout out to the neighbors downstairs who have a giant husky in their apartment and leave it alone for long periods of time so it spends hours sorrowfully howling.
I've been writing at my blog for 17 years now at nykida.net . There's no particular theme.
Like everyone else of my generation, I take pictures. I'm using a Canon EOS RP or Google Pixel 3 XL when shooting digital. My focus lately has been developing my own B/W film, and mostly use a Canon EOS 620, Lubitel 166, or Nikkormat FTn. Ilford HP5 is my favorite filmstock for most applications.
I started traveling on my own during college and haven't stopped since. I've visited Italy, France, Germany, Austria, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, The Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, Poland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, Belize, Mexico, Canada, and Honduras.
I work as a full stack web developer at a European travel company. Currently specializing in the Ruby on Rails framework with a particular interest in data migration/integration.
I have a Bachelor of Arts from University of Washington in Seattle, and majored in Law, Societies, and Justice with minors in Political Science and Human Rights.
I live with a cat named Minerva. Her primary skills are cuddling and hissing at everyone not named "Nikky." She's not particularly great at hunting the bugs around my apartment and usually spends her days chirping at the crows that perch outside my windows.
Seattle has been home for the past 15 years. Much has changed over the years, but the water and mountains remain constants. Being a Washington native, I don't mind the grey skies and rainy seasons.