Wish Making

Hi All!

How have you been? ❤️

Lately, I’ve been thinking about wish making again, and how my wishes, as far as I can remember them, always come true.

Itja, a dear friend and spirit mother of sorts, calls me a Zondagskind, which literally means “someone who’s born on Sunday,” which I’m not, but in a figurative sense translates to “fortune’s favorite.”

Reading up on the term, I discovered that people used to believe a Zondagskind could predict the future. I considered it for a while.

But as much as I’d like to open my life to magic wholeheartedly, I can never seem to allow for more than a few sparks to enter through the cracks.

In the end, it makes sense. I might, in fact, be predicting my future. Because what I really think is happening, is that my wishes are plans in disguise.

Words

I published a new post about my next step as a web developer. It’s about how I decided to get back on a career path that feels right to me and my plan to follow a self-designed master’s degree. Here’s how it starts:

I have a moving image in my mind. The bottom half of it is taken up by sand, the color reminiscent of Cappuccino, a camel which I once befriended on another land of fine particles. The sky fills the top bit, and in between the two elements, there’s a shade of mantle green .. read more

Code

⭐️ The first part of last month, I was practicing CSS and JavaScript and making glow-in-the-dark-stars-everything–like this star rating and starry sky (click anywhere on the screen to make a star appear).

🍯 I started working on a design by Laura Crompton for The Gatherists. Here are the beginnings of the landing page.

🎓 I’m joining Le Wagon Barcelona as a teaching assistant in July & August.

Quote That’s Been on My Mind Again

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.” –Richard Bach in Illusions

Sending you coconuts from Bali,
Mirha
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