If you're visiting this site, you probably already know me, but I'll include some basic background in case you happened to stumble here due to some random Google search.
I am a photographer, traveler and Indy Racing fan who was fortunate enough to have the financial means to retire in May 2010 at the age of 46. The idea behind this website, particularly the blog and photo album, is to share what I am doing now that I have left the corporate world behind. My husband and best friend came up with the site name and did all of the real technical work to make it happen. I am planning to learn as I go along and try to become self sufficient in doing the basic site maintenance, but he is always a shout away to provide technical support.
Before my retirement, I spent 24 years working at a major midwest retailer. The first 10 years were in merchandising and the last 14 were in the IT department. Ironic, considering my own rudimentary technical skills. I was able to get into management before my inability to code became a major career limiting factor. I have extensive experience in managing IT projects, both custom development and package software. I spent my last 5 years working as a group manager and senior group manager, hiring, coaching and developing other project managers.
That's the short version. If you are interested in finding out more, follow my blog.
The photo album link features some of the photos I've taken since 2003. (Why 2003? Because
that is when I switched to digital and I haven't had the time or
patience to scan any pre-digital images) I'm not really happy with the
out-of-box capabilities of the photo album on my website, but it will
probably be quite some time before I figure out something better. If
you see any photos you would like to purchase, let me know.