I'm Mee Cha, a first generation Hmong-American, born and raised in California.
My favorite "Mee" joke is: Hi, nice to meecha.
My roots are video games and anime. I like to draw and paint when I am not coding away. I also love reading sci-fi and fantasy and taking care of my plants.
When I grow up, I want to run a bed and breakfast in a remote location. I will have chickens in the back yard and a fruitful garden to tend.
I'm an ally to many plants as a friend, scientist, and mortician.
My favorite plants right now:
I enjoy creating awesome UI/UX interfaces and learning the latest frontend technologies.
I'm no graphic designer, but if I had to complement my development with something, it would be design. I like dabbling with traditional and analog mediums (graphite, inks, paints), but I'm not traditionally trained and only practice for fun, relaxation, and general happiness.
With a brain that thinks logically most of the day, my hands render very stiffly. I may be confining myself to artificial rules of perfection and boundaries. I have a hard time accepting this rigid style which is one of the primary reasons why I started experimenting with watercolor.
Its nature is to flow organically. I love the loose expressive look, but it hurts the logical side of my brain to produce that style.
The graphic is a traditional Hmong motif of a ram horn and is usually found on embroidery. Why a ram? I like to think of myself as resilient and being found in unlikely places. I tend to find myself in predominately male spaces: engineering, the gym, and video game spaces.
Why a ram? I like to think of myself as resilient and being found in unlikely places. I tend find myself in predominately male spaces: engineering, the gym, and video game spaces.
Whether encountering a conundrum or determining what to do next, it's always nice to refer to some set of beliefs that help shape and define who you are. The following generally describe me as a person: