This week ended up being a tough week. Something happened that made me think that others thought of me in a negative light. For a day or two I constantly thought "they must think I am like this" and "they must think I am a horrible person". The truth is, we, myself included, will never... Continue Reading →
Yesterday was the last day to see the Thinking Big exhibit on Ada Lovelace at the Computer History Museum. This exhibit focused on writings of Lovelace that showed her great ideas for computers in the future. In the middle of the 1800s she was thinking about how computers/mathematics can be used to study inside the... Continue Reading →
Museums have an inclusion problem, meaning, many don’t feel welcome in museums. It’s tough to get into the museum field to begin with, lack of representation in the field and exhibits, and lack of accessibility. But many museums are trying to change. The Palo Alto Jr Museum and Zoo is redesigning their place to be... Continue Reading →
Museums can be such a powerful force in their local communities and in creating community. I was moved by this display in the Oakland Museum of California exhibit Queer. California. Visitors were encouraged to share friends, resources, organizations etc that helped them in their journey. Such a moving display of community and a reminder that... Continue Reading →
I struggle with mental health. I’ve learned the hard way the connection between mental and physical health. Invest in your mental health because you’re worth it. I remind myself of this every day. And we really need to end the stigma around talking about mental health. Stigma causes people to suffer and for others to... Continue Reading →
I hate getting gas! For one it’s difficult for me to get the gas cap off so I have to use a wrench to give me some help. Also I usually go to Chevron since they tend to have newer stations so the pumps are easier to handle for me. I want to cure arthritis... Continue Reading →
The earth holds so much beauty ❤️ and nature has helped me so much with my mental health. I use to think the only way to make a positive impact on the environment was to live off the grid, eat from the land etc. If I didn’t do drastic action why bother trying to save... Continue Reading →
A couple of weeks ago the CEO of the organization that I work at hosted an All Hands Meeting to recap the 2018 year. He has been the CEO for around 9 months and so far during his tenure the focus has been improving the organization and getting ready for the next chapter of its... Continue Reading →
One of the many reasons I love museums, and working in museums, is the power of inspiration museums have.
Over the years I have collected many treasures. From guests showing their experience at the Computer History Museum, to clients showing their appreciation and museum staff being sweet ❤️
Day 20: the last 12 months. Professionally, the last 12 months have been difficult for me. I have experienced setbacks at work but this quote has really helped me. These career setbacks are temporary and have helped me plan for my comeback. I can’t wait to see whats next.