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Work Travels Sandwiching my Summer

My summer was wrapped by work trips. I knew this, and thought it was a nice beginning and closure, but I’m blown away by how quickly everything happened. It seems like just yesterday that I was with my team at a meetup in Atlanta, Georgia. And I didn’t even write about it (aside from a […]

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Highlighted Blog #26 – Annezazu

Another blog from another colleague. I truly have the best colleagues. Just sayin’ :). Anne is a powerhouse nomad who is one of my heroes in life. Her dynamic brilliance is ever focused on making life better for others. Amazing. My card got declined today while grocery shopping. It was ironic as I have been […]

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Highlighted Blog #24 – Kat’s Thoughts

Often I will curl up on a day off and read through blogs. I particularly love reading a nice long blog post that broadens my world. Kat’s blog is one of my favorites for this. Through her writing, I gain insight into novels and get to armchair travel and learn about the world. Trois-Pistole is […]

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Highlighted Blog #24 – Kat's Thoughts

Often I will curl up on a day off and read through blogs. I particularly love reading a nice long blog post that broadens my world. Kat’s blog is one of my favorites for this. Through her writing, I gain insight into novels and get to armchair travel and learn about the world. Trois-Pistole is […]

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Routines

My life is kind of getting away from me – lacking routines. You know the feeling? I bet most can relate. It’s a struggle balancing life, home, family, friends, work, play, faith, exercise, etc. Fortunately, one of the perks of being an Automattic employee is that we get time with a job coach if we want.

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Winning Fun Things

Day 24/30 – Today I’m thankful for fun memories of winning things. In September I was at our company meetup at Whistler (since our company is distributed, we gather once a year so all co-workers can be together in person). Some years I take classes, but this year I joined a bunch of others in […]

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Thankful for Flex Days

Day 8/30 – It’s 3:23pm on Wednesday afternoon as I sit down to write this. I’ve been cleaning house for over half an hour, and got a notification that the audio book I was listening to while cleaning has a broken connection. So now I deleted the bad file and am downloading the good one […]

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Ageism and Automattic

About a week ago I read an article on age and the workplace that was a bit chilling. It linked to a study, which shows that in the tech industry 43% of employees worry about losing their job due to their age The thought was sobering. Downright sad. And scary. What really gets me about all […]