Reading Lately: November 2018

12.3.2018

While November was a wonderful month for me personally, it wasn't great in terms of literature. I had a lot of of stops-and-starts this month, with books I'd put on hold with every intention to read and then found I didn't want to pick up or finish. Florida by Lauren …

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My Slightly Less Boring Bucket List

11.24.2018

A few months ago I wrote about my super boring bucket list. In summary, my bucket list does not include seeing the Northern Lights or skydiving but does include getting married and having kids. Since writing that list I've started having more exciting ideas for my bucket list, and when …

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Holiday Bucket List 2018

11.24.2018

Thanksgiving has come and gone, which means the HOLIDAY SEASON has started. Christmas is a confusing time - like a lot of millennials I have found memories of Christmas with my family, and love the lights and the tree and the ritual of it. On the other hand I've outgrown the …

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Reading Lately: October 2018

10.28.2018

My lucky-book-streak continues this month, with some truly fantastic fiction and a small dash of self-help. I also just got about 9 books in from the library all at the same time, so am looking forward to spending the weekend curled up with some tea and a lot of books …

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Amsterdam 2018

10.14.2018

Hello, fearless reader! I had the opportunity to go to Amsterdam for work this last week, and fell in love with the Dutch city. It's a beautiful, historic European city with so many of the features I love about Portland:

  • It's a bike city (though with a more aggressive and …
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Puppetize Live 2018

10.14.2018

I'm writing this on the plane home from Amsterdam after an exciting, challenging, educational, and ultimately successful week. For those that don't know Puppet conducted a grand experiment this year: instead of hosting a multi-day, multi-track conference (nee Puppetconf), our annual celebration was a single-track, live streamed event that ran …

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My Favorite Places in Seattle

10.3.2018

Places

Kubota Garden

Kubota is an incredible and unexpected oasis in the heart of south Seattle. It's about a 20 minute walk from our house, and we spent a long time getting lost looking for it the first time we went. We entered hoping it'd be worth the trouble, and …

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