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Your Gal is Back in Business!

alexlsalt profile image Alex Morton ・2 min read

This post was originally published on August 11, 2020 on my blog.

Hi friends! I'm back from a relaxing vacation from work, coding, and all things requiring significant mental focus.

I don't even know how long it lasted, but I do know that I lost track of the time and what day it was (which, now that I think about it, tends to happen during the first couple weeks of August of really any year).

During my vacation, I spent some time traveling around the south of France with my boyfriend and basking in the sheer bliss of a European summer under the influence of utter vacation-mindset.

Needless to say, I came back from all of it with a breathless excitement to jump back in to everything I've been working on. Isn't that such a great feeling?

I'm taking it slowly today - might dip my toes back into a few Ladies Code Collective things (back to podcast production tomorrow!) and then I also want to try to scope out what the next few weeks of study will look like (looks like it's going to be React!).

Re: React, I've dabbled a bit before, but I never really got it to stick so now that I've spent a solid amount of time and done significant amount of work around drilling in the basics of JavaScript, I think I'll be better-equipped to dive all the way in.

Also. I'm currently listening to the new Glass Animals album - two tracks in and I already can't get enough.

P.S. Did you know I have a podcast with new episodes each Wednesday? Go listen right over here >>

P.P.S. Have a coding project you want to work on in a supportive environment of other creative coding women? Come apply for a spot in my upcoming Ladies Code Collective Cohort (space is limited!) >> More info here


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Welcome back! How was traveling during this time? I'm aching to get back to Europe! Re: Glass Animals, I've only heard "Heat Waves" but I love that song – can't wait to listen to the whole album!

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Thanks, Ruanna! It was fine - we definitely made sure to follow safety and social distance measures as well as we could. I live in Toulouse, so the trip over to where we were in more the southeast of France was an easy ~3-hour drive from us :)

Heat Waves is so good! I recommend just listening to the whole album from start to finish - it's a gem!