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Venessa Yeh
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By the sea there lived a forest and beneath the leaves lived Miia, dark-haired and starry-eyed. Her mother, Eve, was humming softly as she washed the linen in a tub of filtered water from the river behind their house. Her father, Nolan, was cooking a hearty breakfast of homegrown chicken eggs, browned butter mushrooms from the garden, and fresh elderberry jam on toast.

Miia closed her eyes, sniffed the air, and smiled.

“Time to eat, Mr. K,” she said to the scruffy orange teddy bear in her arms. …

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Comparing AWS CLI and AWS PowerShell Tools for data migration

The AWS CLI and AWS PowerShell Tools are powerful open-source tools that allow you to interact with AWS services via your command-line shell.

Below I will provide links to the official documentation for each tool and the most basic commands you will need to get started. I will also include some possible roadblocks and solutions or workarounds when using these tools to upload files.

If you wish to know how they compare, please scroll to the last section of the article.

The goal is to provide a quick reference for anyone who is looking to install and use these tools…

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I am here.
I am safe.
nothing is hurting me right now.
the room is still and calm.
soft light is shining through the window.
the past hurt, and the future is uncertain,

(the pain of the past echoes into the future with tiny throbs of fear,
small on its own but grows paralyzing with its persistence.)

but right now,
I choose to let go.

(the prickles become softer.)

I am at peace.
I am brave.
I have the courage to face whatever comes.
we are learning from our mistakes
and things will be better.

my anxiety is nothing new.

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if you tell me
you are not strong enough,
I will tell you
you are.

it is not by luck
that you’ve come this far.

it is no small feat
to feel so deep

to love as tenderly
and vulnerably as you do

to feel so tired,
so very tired,
you want to just lay down
and be crushed by all the pain—

yet you get up just once more
to find a reason
to smile, to find another way
to make me laugh.

you are the strongest when you feel weak,
even if you do not see what I see.

Venessa Yeh

Software engineer who accidentally minored in philosophy. Likes to write code and poetry.

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