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Technology

What’s on my desk?

Quick disclaimer: I definitely cleaned my desk before snapping these photos. Please don’t believe for a second that my desk looked like this for more than 60 seconds. In fact, the Coke Zero is already opened. I’m still not totally sure why I put this blog post together other than I’ve always enjoyed seeing what’s […]

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Technology

Social Media as a Deliberate Tool for Good?

Note: My tone in this post is a little more serious than what you’ll typically find on this blog. If you’re here for lolz, come back again soon! The thoughts of this post have been swirling in my head for the better part of a year. My personal use of social networks has dwindled over […]

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Business

Why I Started WP Site Care

This is an internal memo I shared with our team at WP Site Care that I wanted to share with the world so they can get a small taste of what drives me every day. If you’re involved in a small business, what drives you? I’d love to hear about in the comments! Most of […]

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Life

Shooters Shoot

If all of Twitter disappeared tomorrow I wouldn’t be upset at all, except for the loss of NBA Twitter. If you’re not familiar, NBA Twitter is the one part of Twitter left that’s truly delightful. There’s so much trash talk. SO MUCH trash talk. Everyone is dissing each other and the hot takes fly off […]

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Business

Dear Silicon Valley, Unicorns Aren’t Real

Has anyone told those Silicon Valley bros that unicorns aren’t real? Maybe if they knew unicorns were what some dude came up with when he was high and jokingly asked his friend what would happen if a horse hooked up with a narwhal they’d stop making asinine criticisms about how Trello only sold for FOUR.HUNDRED.MILLION.DOLLARS. […]

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Technology

How I Backup My Personal Computer

When it comes to protecting data, I’m all about redundancy. If I don’t have at least two additional copies of every single file on my computer, it’s not sufficiently backed up. First thing I should mention is that I use a Mac computer. In fact, all the computers in our home are Macs. This isn’t […]

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Life

Should I Ride an Amtrak Train with Kids?

On a whim we decided to try and take the train on an end of summer family vacation. It’s something we’ve talked about quite a few times before, but never gone through with it for one reason or another. Nearly every person we talked to about it gave us the same response: “OH! We’ve talked […]

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The 25 Step Guide to Buying a Mattress Online

… and what it taught me about project management Jackie and I badly needed a new bed so we set out to explore our options. I expected the shopping process to be a major pain (and it was), but it was also the smallest part of the project. I was reminded once again that projects […]