Quails look like tiny people!
The boys with a Christmas moose.
Other than the annual Grand Meetups, every team or subteam at Automattic is able to get together a few times a year to work on a project, and to solidify the the bonds between the team members. At the beginning of November, I went to San Juan, Puerto Rico, with the Jetpack Pit Crew (the… Continue reading Jetpack at the Beach
Every year, all the employees at Automattic get together for the Grand Meetup, a week long meetup filled with projects and fun activities. Since almost everyone works from home (we don’t share an office together), this is the only opportunity that we get to see each other all at the same time. One part of… Continue reading Flash Talk: Swearing in Québec
This weekend, the family and I went to visit Brickfête Montréal, an exhibition of LEGO creations of all kinds by local LEGO fans. My boys love their LEGOS (and bicker constantly over them, as children do), and were really excited to go. Unfortunately, the exhibition space was quite small (in the lobby of the Centre Pierre-Charbonneau) so it… Continue reading Brickfête
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Jetpack has lots of different modules that do all sorts of fun and interesting things to supercharge your self-hosted WordPress site. Not everyone uses all of these modules, though — with so much good stuff, it’s easy to miss something. To help you discover all the…
Last week, as part of my work with WordPress.com as a Happiness Engineer, I went to Santa Fe, New Mexico. There, with the rest of the Happiness Team, we participated in knowledge-sharing workshops to help us all become even better Happiness Engineers. Of course, seeing as we were 35 friends (new and old) thrown together for a… Continue reading Santa Fe, New Mexico
Following my recent trip to Lisbon with my super Happiness Engineer colleagues, I came back with a hankering for some octopus, as I had some really delicious seafood while in Portugal. The best meal of the trip was definitely the night I had some octopus, so I decided to prepare some today for the first… Continue reading Octopus, Montreal-style
I have not been one to make new year’s resolutions in the past. However, this year is shaping up to be a good one for me, and so it feels right to make at least one resolution for the coming year. I have a site dedicated to the Mexico City Metro System that I have… Continue reading New year, new resolution