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Waffle Stitch Prayer Shawl

Posted on by Christina Gleason
Categories: Knitting

I finished a Waffle Stitch Prayer Shawl recently for my friend Pamela. We attend the same support group, and I had brought this project with me while we were there. She absolutely loved it. Seeing as that the shawl is meant for someone in need, I felt compelled to finish making it for her. I […]

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Docker PHPMyAdmin Upload Max File Size

Posted on by Christina Gleason
Categories: Development

I found several articles regarding upping the upload_max_filesize and post_max_size for PHP for PHPMyAdmin, but I don't believe they consider the phpmyadmin Docker image. Since this is separate from the WordPress image that I use, it doesn't utilize the same php.ini file that we're using to adjust these numbers. It's a pretty straightforward fix and […]

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Knit and Crochet Blue Booties

Posted on by Christina Gleason
Categories: Knitting

I had so much making these! Comfortable and soft, these booties were made with┬áthe following free pattern to try y hand at crochet. By the way, I'm terrible at crochet! I tried really hard, though. Crochet feels really unnatural to my hands that are so used to knitting, so I think it will take some […]

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I Compared StitchFix, Wantable, Nadine West, and Dia.Co. Here's What's Great and What's Not.

Posted on by Christina Gleason
Categories: Clothing

How the Different Styled Subscription Clothing Boxes Compare I was really interested in trying out the different styled boxes that different companies can send you. Being plus size, I thought my options would be limited, but there were actually a few different choices to pick from. I think they all have their positives and negatives, […]

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Ka'ana Shawlette with Valley Yarns in Classic Navy

Posted on by Christina Gleason
Categories: Knitting

I enjoyed creating this lovely shawlette for my mother for Christmas. She was insistent on something she could use for work, but I wanted to give her something with the versatility for anything she wanted to do, work or play. I liked the idea of a shawlette since you could drape it over your shoulders […]

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About Christina M. Gleason

Christina GleasonDeveloper who has been playing with websites since I was a preteen, it started with some tables and CSS creating a website about fairies (true story). Since then, I got a BS in Computer Science, and went to work on PHP-based websites and applications. I spent some time in custom frameworks, then a lot of time in custom WordPress development and Magento e-commerce. Industries I've worked in include logistics, healthcare, retirement communities, legal, spiritual, and HVAC.

I am an active knitter, and I also really enjoy scrapbooking and painting. Creativity has always been at my core, and I bring that into my daily workflow all the time. Lifting and working out is also important to me. I'm also married, have two daughters, and two rescue dogs Barlow and Sunshine.

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