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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Reading Lately: September 2018

09.20.2018

Hello! How are you? How are things? I've been travelling for work a lot for the past month - a blessing and a curse - which has meant I get to see a lot of wonderful humans I care for and don't see very often.

I've unknowingly been on a books-by-women-about-women kick …

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My Favorite Board Games

09.5.2018

Eli and I spent this last weekend at PAX West, and it was an incredible experience. It's like Disneyland in many ways: there's bright lights and beautiful displays, everyone is trying to sell you something, and there are so many lines. While Eli loves video games I'm more of a …

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Fall Bucket List 2018

08.20.2018

It feels early to be thinking about fall, but with Labor Day just 2 weekends away crisp apples and crisp mornings have been on my mind lately. I also completed my seasonal bucket list for the first time ever this summer (!!!), so am itching to write a new list of …

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Seattle Bucket List

08.18.2018

It's no secret that I love making bucket lists. I wouldn't call myself a 'spontaneous' person, so like to have a list of answers when someone says "What should we do today?". It also encourages me to get out and do stuff, rather than answer the question with "Sit around …

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