Automattic Grand Meetup 2018

Almost 2 months ago, Anthony and I traveled to Orlando, FL for our company’s “Grand Meetup”. We had a blast!

See, the company we work for is distributed meaning we don’t work from one office but rather from home, coffee shops, coworking offices, or even from the road for those who are nomadic. To balance things out, for 1 week a year we all get together to hang out, learn, and work. Continue reading “Automattic Grand Meetup 2018”

Playa del Carmen in May

Anthony and I have two set trips per year – once together for a week with the whole company, and once for a week with our own teammates. So I recently took a trip to Playa del Carmen in Mexico with 8 of my teammates! It was hot, humid, and the wifi was bad, but the weather was gorgeous and so was the city and all of the nature around it. Honestly this was one busy week so I’m not even sure how I remember what happened each day… Continue reading “Playa del Carmen in May”

The Great “Grand Meetup”

It’s taken me a few days to decompress from all of the awesome-ness that recently taken place (aka I went into a coma shortly after helping put on WordCamp DFW directly after returning from Grand Meetup 2016!). That’s right, I have attended my first “Grand Meetup” as an Automattician (also known as A12n or A12s for plural – these are employees of Automattic).

Why do we call it the “Grand” Meetup? Here are a few snapshots (taken by follow Automatticians) to answer that question: Continue reading “The Great “Grand Meetup””