Author Archives: Sylvia

About Sylvia

Hobbies include bike riding, Puerto Rican history, genealogy and preserving her family's history for many generations.

Women & Code One of my few 2013 resolutions (ok, through 2023) is to reach out and help other technical women in the software industry. With Sheryl Sandberg’s book (LeanIn) to the numerous activities and initiates for women, I want to … Continue reading

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Birthday Memories

Birthdays are not the same since Mami gone. The last few years we had a contest who would call first on my birthday. I would call her on my B-day to thank her, as should all children. I wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Easter Cookies–Oatmeal-Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

A bright but drizzly day in Seattle in the mid 50s on this Easter Sunday.  Since the wet weather was not conducive to our a normal 40 mile bike ride, Robert and I decided to partake in a little science … Continue reading

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Our Trip to Park City, Utah

Back in March, Robert and I spent a long weekend with friends in Park City, Utah.  First time I’d ever been to Utah and it had been at least 5 years since I put on a pair of skis. As … Continue reading

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The Oldest Thing I Own

There is a difference between old and precious. They are not alway synonymous. After the passing of my maternal grandmother, my mom gave each one of us a wooden figurine of a Three Kings nativity set. They are hand carved … Continue reading

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My Spring To-Do List

My crocuses have died a few weeks ago and the leaves of the tulips are popping up everywhere. To me spring is almost over once I see the tulips flowering in their full glory. I have been spring cleaning since … Continue reading

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My Favorite Museum

[Portrait of Ralph Burns, Edwin A. Finckel, George Handy, Neal Hefti, Johnny Richards, and Eddie Sauter, Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y., ca. Mar. 1947] (LOC) The Louve in Paris is one of my favorites as is the Metropolitan … Continue reading

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