My Goals

It's often hard for me to admit that I have been successful in my ventures. So this page is for me as much as it is for you.

2023 Goals

This year it's time to rest and recharge.

Work Goals

  • Delve deeper into the cloud.
  • Created a new course, "Engineering a Secure AWS Enviroment." And obtained a new job working as a Cloud Analyst.

    I began my journey into Cloud Analysis with a position at

  • Get your hands back on to the terminal.
  • Started 100 days of code with the goal of learning python

Personal Goals

50 Book Challange (Add my own twist, make this brain candy, and read books that turn your brain off.)

  1. A book set in a location that begins with A, T, or Y

    Moon Called by Patricia Briggs takes place in the Tri-cities

  2. A book by an author you read in 2022

    Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

  3. A book that fits a suggestion that didn’t make the 2023 list

    A science fiction or fantasy novel written by a woman - A Touch of Darkness - Scarlett St. Clair

  4. A book with an interracial relationship
  5. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennent- The best book I have read all year.

  6. A book with 4 or more colors on the cover

    Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs

  7. A book where books are important

    Silver Born by Patricia Briggs

  8. A book with ONE of the five "W" question words in the title

  9. An author's debut book

    You by Caroline Kepnes

  10. A book nominated for an award beginning with W

  11. A book related to one of the Spice Girls' "personalities"

    Neon Gods by Katee Robert (A spicy book about a spicy girl)

  12. A book about a person/character with a disability

  13. A book connected to birds, bees, or bunnies

  14. A book that has an object that is repeated on the cover

    Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

  15. A book with a con, deception, or fake

    Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs

  16. Three books, each of which is set in a different century, possibilities:
    • Set during Mythological Times (Ancient BCE)
    • Set Pre-19th Century (BCE through the 1700s)
    • Set in the 19th Century (1800s)
    • Set in the 20th Century (1900s)

      Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

    • Set in the 21st Century (2000s)
    • Set Post-21st Century (2100 and Beyond)

  17. A book related to science

  18. A book related to the arts

  19. A book with a cover or title that includes a route of travel

  20. A book by an Asian diaspora author

  21. A book with a faceless person on the cover
  22. A Longer Fall By Charlaine Harris

  23. A book with a body of water in the title

    River Marked by Patricia Briggs

  24. A character that might be called a Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, or Spy

    Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs

  25. A book with a tropical setting

  26. A book related to pride

    The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

  27. A book by an author from continental Europe

    The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

  28. A book that is dark

    You Love Me by Caroline Kepnes

  29. A book that is light

    A Touch of Ruin - Scarlett St. Clair

  30. A book related to a chess piece

  31. A book found by inputting a favorite author on literature-map
  32. The Russian Cage By Charlaine Harris

  33. A book set in a UNESCO City of Literature

    The Spare - Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

  34. A book by an author with a first name popular in 1923

    Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs

  35. A novella

    Alpha Omega by Patricia Briggs

  36. A book with a school subject in the title

  37. A book that has been translated from another language
  38. Story of O by Pauline Reage

  39. A book with the theme of returning home

  40. A book with the sun, moon, or stars on the cover

    Night Broken by Patricia Briggs

  41. A western

    An Easy Death by Charlaine Harris

  42. A book with a full name in the title

    Jennifer Government

  43. A book from the NPR “Books We Love” lists

  44. A book related to a ghost, spirit, phantom, or specter

    Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs

  45. A book that involves a murder

    Smoke Bitten by Patricia Briggs

  46. A book where the cover design includes text that is not completely horizontal

    John Dies at the End - David Wong

  47. . A book whose author has published more than 7 books

    Frost Burnedby Patricia Briggs

  48. A title that contains a word often found in a recipe

    A Touch of Malice - Scarlett St. Clair

  49. A book related to a geometric shape

  50. A book with an unusually large version of an animal in the story

    Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs

  51. A book posted in one of the ATY Best Book of the Month threads in 2022 2023 link to be added soon

  52. No listopia for a second book that fits your favorite prompt

  53. A book published in 2023

  54. A book with an unusual or surprising title

    The Serpent in Heaven - Charlaine Harris

Other books read

  1. Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs
  2. Alpha & Omega by Patricia Briggs
  3. Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs
  4. Fair Game by Patricia Briggs
  5. Wild Sign by Patricia Briggs
  6. Soul Taken by Patricia Briggs
  7. Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer
  8. Electric Idol - Katee Robert
  9. Note: This book is 4 out of 10 stars.
  10. That Time I got Drunk and Saved A Demon by Kimberly Lemming