Travel Piece Picked Up By MyAmericanTrips.com

Last week,  MyAmericanTrips shared my piece on what to do while roadtripping from Houston to Big Bend and West Texas. The article is called “Big Bend & West Texas: What To Do” – yeah, simple and to the point. Check it out when you have a sec:   Big Bend & West Texas: What To Do. Thanks MyAmericanTrips.com!! And don’tContinue reading “Travel Piece Picked Up By MyAmericanTrips.com”

Accepted to Business Plan Competition for Cheap Girl Travel

Sometime in November, after reading a draft business plan for Cheap Girl Travel, a professor of mine suggested I apply for a business plan development competition. I was instantly excited at the thought so, in December I submitted my application. Guess who was accepted? ME! My business concept is 1 of 25 that were selectedContinue reading “Accepted to Business Plan Competition for Cheap Girl Travel”

ReBuild Houston Project Underway: E-Blast

The City of Houston maintains a database of email subscribers who request information on various topics such as emergency management, special events, Public Works & Engineering (PWE) department updates, and more. I was charged with composing PWE eBlasts which were sent out citywide via the CitizensNet application. Below is an eBlast I wrote for the ClintonContinue reading “ReBuild Houston Project Underway: E-Blast”

“Everyday I’m Hustling…” Picked Up By The Travel Money Finder Daily

Recently, I started a new blog called Cheap Girl Travel – obviously, it’s a travel and lifestyle blog. When I say recently, I mean to say, there are only 4 pieces up so far. However, the folks at Travel Money Finder Daily, picked up one of my pieces titled, “Everyday I’m Hustlin’: Saving Money For Travel.”Continue reading ““Everyday I’m Hustling…” Picked Up By The Travel Money Finder Daily”

Product Analysis – Apple Watch

I am an avid believer in constantly enhancing your professional skill set. I am forever looking into various certifications and classes. Truth be told, I simply love the learning process. In the spirit of learning, I decided to take a Marketing class at my local community college. One of our projects was to craft aContinue reading “Product Analysis – Apple Watch”

Web Icons Using Adobe Illustrator

I just designed a few new web icons for a new program that the City of Houston is introducing called the Small Contractor Rotation Program (SCRP). The SCRP is a two-year initiative designed to provide capacity building and assistance to small, minority and/or women owned businesses and to help transition them from subcontractors into prime contractors.Continue reading “Web Icons Using Adobe Illustrator”

“Using the Map Viewer” – Technical Writing Sample

Identifying that there was a need for some sort of instructional piece for a mapping application used at the City’s Department of Public Works and Engineering, I decided to go ahead and create one.  This instructional was incorporated into the online application. This map viewer application allows individuals to interactively review the ReBuild Houston 10-YearContinue reading ““Using the Map Viewer” – Technical Writing Sample”