ARCHIVE: April 2012

“but I made it back home to New Orleans”

Android hitchhiking to New Orleans

It’s been a really busy school year, but it’s finally over and done with.  I have to say, grades-wise, this is the best year I’ve had in university.  That being said, I’m ready for the summer and to start my new job at Shopify in a few weeks.  I’ll be heading to Europe to visit…

A birthday to remember

2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Game 3 of Sens/Rangers

It was my 21st birthday two days ago, and after all the haze and craziness of that day, I’m finally able to blog about it. The day started off with a class presentation where my group and I presented our Aperture Science flash website. I was one of the programmers and basically started the building…

How I got a job at Shopify (TL;DR warning)

My cover letter web page for Shopify

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This post is from 2012.  Shopify has grown and changed drastically since I applied, and anything you read here probably isn’t applicable anymore.  If you’re looking to apply to Shopify now, just know that everything in this post is outdated.   I started my summer job search in January when I got back to Ottawa…

“To amend my heart that’s paper thin”

"To amend my heart that's paper thin" - from New Orleans by Rancid

We’re in the middle of exam season, but this year it’s a strange time for me because I don’t have any final exams.  Instead, I have 3 final projects due by mid-April.  Two of them are group projects, but my photography final is an individual project. I’ve been ever so slowly getting pictures for that…

Everybody needs a little spoon

Android spooning his spoon

This photo idea came from my boyfriend, and I thought it would be a good opportunity to rent out an external flash again. I really love using an external flash, and I definitely think it’ll be something I purchase in the near future. I plan on using this photo in my final project for photography…

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