Accessibility, R2D12: #100DaysofCode

I think I’m on Day 12 of my second round. It’s been a little difficult keeping track of my coding for the #100DaysofCode. Although I mark it on my calendar, I forget to talk about it on my blog. So, today, I’m making a special effort to remember. Today, I’ve been working on the Applied Accessibility tutorials on FreeCodeCamp.

When I logged in two weeks ago, I was happy to see the new tutorials. These were topics that I was already researching on the Internet. The hardest part about having ADHD as an adult is I have difficulty holding on to new material. So, I’m glad that I could review JavaScript and HTML5/CSS concepts. (Whew! I can’t believe I finally said that out loud! As a teacher, I deal with young students that are just starting their journey with ADHD. Huge that I made a connection to my difficulties.) I’ve dealt with technology accessibility with my elementary students. Now, I’m looking forward to learning about coding to make my web pages more accessible.

Signature in Burgundy cursive spelling out T. Lanette.

Shetland: BritBox Watchlist Favorite

Enjoying an evening with Chardonnay, coding, and Shetland. #100DaysofCode

I’ve enjoyed the other seasons of the show, so, of course, I was excited to hear Season 4 was streaming on BritBox. I watched all six episodes while coding a sample webpage. Some people listen to music while they code. I prefer to watch/listen to BritMystery/Crime television shows. Shetland became my favorite because I’ve traveled to Scotland a few times and love the country. I love seeing the beautiful countryside again as Perez tries to solve the crime.

The show also reminds me of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple. She said it best:

One does see so much evil in a small village… Miss Jane Marple

So, murder and crime on the Shetland Islands seem appropriate.

T’s Heart Journey: The Angiogram

I heard the best news this afternoon! Today was my angiogram to see if I had blocked arteries in my heart. My stress test and blood work came back with a 50-50 chance that I could have an issue. So, my cardiologist felt the best thing to do was the have the angiogram. It took only 10 minutes before I heard his words: You have no blocked arteries in your heart!

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R1Day7: Playing with Flexbox Froggy

My #100DaysofCode R1ReDo has been moving slowly, but at least it’s moving. I tried out CSS Grid Garden in January. However, I put my coding aside to deal with a health issue. Now that I’m recovering on medical leave, I’m more determined to be consistent with learning how to code. (Well, at least for these next two weeks.) Today, Day 7, I decided to play around with Flexbox Froggy. Then, I worked on my JavaScript tutorials on FreeCodeCamp.org. I needed to review the basics before I started working on my projects again. Flexbox seemed like a great place to start. Those little frogs were very helpful!

Stuck in Grid Garden: Day3ReBoot #100DaysOfCode

Bitmoji of Black Woman with locs sitting at a desk with papers saying she doesn’t get it.

I should’ve known today would be tough. As I started my CSS Grid Garden puzzles, my WiFi went out. (My account said it was working, my devices said Nope!) I had 5 more puzzles left (#25-28), so of course, my modem would act up. After ten minutes of restarting my modem and Roku (was watching Midsomer Murders), I was ready to code my grid garden. My fun didn’t last long. I got stuck on Puzzle 26. I understood and completed puzzles 25 and 27. However, for 26, I couldn’t get the pixels (px) and fractional (fr) parts correct to water everything except for the top 50px of the garden. I’m still stuck! Hopefully, I’ll be able to figure it out tomorrow, so I can move on to #28.

My Chest Infection Has Decided to Stay

Not happy that the first round of antibiotics didn’t take care of this chest infection. Today, I found out from a coworker that it took her a month before she felt better. I’m on my third week! I’m hoping that my chicken soup and medicine (Mucinex) will work. It’s hard being upbeat and brilliant in front of my students when I’m breathing like I just climbed a mountain.

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