Welcome to the portfolio of Annemarie
"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us." -Helen Keller
I am a web designer and graphic designer, who has created and maintained many personal sites, as well as sites for small business owners, family, and the large corporation, Dish Network. I enjoy building web sites and creating various graphics, my favorite being flowers. I have two Associates degrees; one is an emphasis in Web Design, and the other is an emphasis in Web Development. I presently work for an internet marketing company called Internet Performance Group. I started playing on computers when I was three years old, and ever since then, it has been impossible to keep me away from them.
I enjoy playing online games. My favorites are World of Warcraft and The Sims. It is so easy to get swallowed up in the game and not realize it’s been 6 hours. I’m not a very good WoW player, but I have fun. Unless I keep dying; then it’s not as fun.
I have three cats and one bird. I love them as though they were my children. In all actuality, they are my children. My cats are all siblings. I adopted them together in March 2008. I couldn’t leave any behind. I adopted my bird in April 2009. He was 30 years old at the time, which was older than me. He attached to me very quickly and I knew I was his person. He sings opera when he feels like it, and makes a lot of funny noises. He laughs when other people laugh, or when something funny happens. We will be watching TV and he’ll start laughing at the right time.
I have created a number of web sites over time. At any point, I usually have at least 4 domains. The one I focus most of my time on is Gaucher’s Chat: www.gaucherschat.com. It is a Gaucher’s Disease social network for patients, care providers, family, and anyone interested in the disease. I decided to create it because when I was looking for a support group, I wasn’t able to find anything. It’s a small community right now, but I hope in time it will grow to all patients with Gaucher’s Disease.
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