I'm curious and enjoy bringing an audience along on the adventure. Whether it's voice or tone, an unfamiliar topic or a new technology, I learn fast and produce solid writing - just ask my mom. If you don't think she can be objective, I have professional references who can speak to my ability to put words together and meet deadlines.
Flannery O’Connor said, "The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention."
Stare away. The world offers much to see and learn about.
This case study examines a situation at a UW writing center where using Zoom amid COVID-19 lockdowns kept the center open. Written as a companion piece to the 21st Century Remote Workplace white paper. (I completed this case study while working on my Professional Technical Writing Certificate at the University of Washington.)
This white paper details 10 best practices for a successful and productive virtual team. It’s targeted to enterprise clients looking to move to the work-from-home (WFH) model. (I developed this white paper while working on my Professional Technical Writing Certificate at the UW.)
This manual educates Seattle residents on sorting their trash to keep viable recyclables and compostables out of landfills. (I created this guide while working on a Professional Technical Writing Certificate at the UW.)
I wrote training and how-to topics (varying levels of complexity) for internal marketing audiences (varying levels of experience) to create new sites on Sitecore Experience Platform following a site migration. (Samples available upon request.)
I documented the weekly process to fulfill requests for collateral materials for a promotional campaign. There was no outlined process when I began working on this project, and the system used to fulfill orders was error-prone. I broke out the steps and noted where issues were most likely to occur. This document was used by internal teams.
I created this internal process documentation for localization project managers to prepare files for translation, using two complex internal applications. Once the files were received, the vendor would upload them and begin localization.
Special needs animals don't notice any difference.
A neighborhood shop connects with animal lovers
What does it take to be a superhero?
(Unwanted feral kittens, that is)
Make a plan to reunite following a natural disaster
The choice is no longer the dog OR the trip
Aiding wolves, wolf dogs, and coyotes for 35 years
She had to learn to walk again.
Palliative care for pets
How a volunteer network comes to the rescue
Seattle Animal Shelter unveils new rooms
Marijuana policy staggers toward a new normal The march toward marijuana legalization in America is a misnomer. It's more like an intoxicated ramble.
"The disputes in Washington remind me of what was happening in Napa and Sonoma in the '90s."
FOOD AND NUTRITION
Their recognizable pungency and ability to make us cry have given onions a bad rap
If you've tried Mexican salsa, you've tried cilantro, the signature ingredient in most authentic salsas
If you are versed in French cuisine, you are no stranger to the anise-like fragrance of chervil
The yellow Cavendish variety is a popular banana but don't overlook the other varieties
Sugar is not the only culprit. Watch out for starches found in "good-for-you" foods
Perhaps the last time you purchased a pear, it was too hard or too mushy
Know your amino acids if you're cutting back on meat and worried about working enough protein into your diet
Explore the world of gourds and add a twist to holiday decorating