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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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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Summer Bucket List 2018

06.1.2018

Summer is here! Summer is here! I know this summer's bucket list features a few repeats from last year's, but after a busy spring I'm ready for some lazy days. Summer is my season! I love being outside all day, soaking in the sun, eating fresh produce, and enjoying the …

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RFID (mis)Adventure

05.22.2018

Our office recently relocated to a WeWork, which has an RFID card for getting onto the floor before business hours and for getting into our company's suite there. Unfortunately I already have an RFID card (my Orca card) attached to my phone, so keeping the WeWork card there was a …

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