EastEnders: Thirty Minutes to Make Magic

I was thinking about the effort it takes to blend storylines in soaps as I was catching up on a week’s worth of Corrie and Emmerdale. The producers and writers only have about 30 minutes to tell characters’ stories and to keep us entertained. Coronation Street, Emmerdale, and Hollyoaks have managed to do that consistently. However, my favorite, EastEnders, is still trying to find that “30-Minute Magic”.Continue reading

Surprise: The New Meaningless Word

If there was a “Word of the Year” contest, “surprise” would win overwhelmingly. People are still surprised we have a White Supremacist in the White House. Some women and men are surprised that a Supreme Court Nominee has been given a pass for rape allegations.Continue reading

Screw Being Calm

Sigh…Every day I read another story about a racist harassing the Black people as they live their daily lives. Whether it’s a middle-aged White man with high shorts threatening a pregnant black woman or a ditzy blonde White woman harassing a worker at Dollar General, there’s always someone trying to …

Landing Page: #100DaysOfCode R2D43ish

I started working on my Product Landing Page two days ago. I decided to keep the Caribbean travel theme from my Survey Page. The tests set up by FreeCodeCamp have been very helpful. I get to see in real-time if my code is working and if I’m following the User Story accurately. It’s still a work in progress, so I’ll keep you posted.

Signature in Burgundy cursive spelling out T. Lanette.

CodePen: Survey Form #100DaysofCode

I just completed my third Responsive Design Project tonight. Introducing my RF Travel Survey: Favorite Caribbean Islands form! The easy part was completing the code for the survey. It took longer for me to come up with the topic and questions. Once I did, the project was easy. 


See the Pen FCC: TravelSurveyFormTLanette by T.Lanette Pollard (@TLanette) on CodePen.


The first two projects I completed before FreeCodeCamp added more tutorials. Now that I’ve learned more about responsive design and using media queries, I can go back to redesign my earlier projects. This was the first time where I felt all of the skills I have learned were finally sticking. 

Signature in Burgundy cursive spelling out T. Lanette.

#100DaysofCode R2D40: Responsive Web Design Projects

It’s taken me a while, but I finally finished my CSS and Flexbox Tutorials! Now I’m ready to start my Responsive Design Projects! I was able to complete a Tribute and Portfolio pages before FreeCodeCamp added more tutorials. Now that I’ve learned new techniques (and reviewed important old ones), I plan …