One of the goals of my Day Zero Project was to Find a personally inspirational quote and work it into a piece of art or home decor. The catalyst was a Crowdtap challenge to create a meme and post it. I used liveluvcreate to make mine and an iPhone photo that I took in Venice on a recent trip. I am a tech nerd and a hopeless romantic, so this totally came alive for me.

“Have no regrets” is my personal mantra. This is an abridged, English-language version of what you may hear a lot around Colombia (and elsewhere in Latin America): Prefiero arrepentirme de algo que hice en vez de arrepentirme de algo que no hice (I’d rather repent for what I have done instead of what I have not done.)

See my meme below. Oh, and just a note of caution: brace yourself for dozens more cutesy, inspirational memes courtesy of yours truly. On a totally unrelated note, the water in Venice is definitely NOT that blue!

Have No Regrets
Have No Regrets


My “Inauguration”

Those who know me know how much I love learning new things, especially when it comes to technology. Since high school I have been experimenting with free websites, such as Webs, but have always been disappointed with the limitations they have. For years I have worked with the “one size fits all”, “no HTML needed” model. Creating my dream website with generic layouts and having no HTML knowledge proved daunting.

I had a blog at Blogger, but even that wasn’t quite what I wanted. I wanted more than a blog, I wanted a space on the internet to play with and make my own. This all changed when I discovered WordPress, a Content Management System (CMS) that some of my friends were using to host their blogs. What I liked about WordPress was that you could choose from a myriad of themes and layouts. Only issue? To create my dream site, I realized I needed to learn at least some HTML. Continue reading “My “Inauguration””