Closing one chapter and starting a new one

My “Drafts” folder has more blog posts in it than one might think. But I surely had to post this one.

It’s been a minute since my last post, and what do you know: we are back in NYC. And it almost feels like we never left — nobody asks me, “you military?” or “how long you been here” in town. Everyone is from someplace else, and they have pretty tasty poke here, too.

I got a wonderful job offer with a new company, which, exciting as it is, means leaving the great team at Nucamp. I’ve been there for a couple of years, first as a Web Fundamentals Instructor, then as a Student Advisor and Advisor Team Lead.

teaching a lovely group the Web Fundamentals in early 2020

The Nucamp team is helpful, funny, and kind, so I’ll really miss them, and hopefully I can check in via Slack when I have time. It’s really something very special that’s being built there, but I am leaving to pursue…a software engineer role!

Finally I’ve been blessed with this opportunity, after doing freelancing and teaching. It’s humbling to be reminded so sharply of all the “good gift[s]” and “perfect present[s] from above, coming down from the Father of the celestial lights.” It’s also a bit scary, but good-scary, like climbing a roller coaster. And that’s where the growth always seems to occur — in the scary bits. I’ll post more as the weeks and months go by, but as a friend of mine often says, big tings a gwan