Even though I’ve been on the West Coast for a few weeks now, I’ve still been sticking pretty close to my East Coast sleep schedule. Partly because I just never adjust to jet lag in this direction, and partly because it is pretty convenient to be awake before anyone else in the city.
Remember the season finale of Mad Men when Don Draper goes out to California and he’s super lost about his purpose in life and where he belongs so he tags along on a retreat? Like a true New Yorker he’s all sarcastic and refuses to buy into the crunchy, granola culture-type thing and then he has a breakdown/breakthrough at the end.
I feel a lot like that after going to LA for the first time. Continue reading “Los Angeles”
After Madrid, Pam and I flew over to Vienna for WordCamp Europe. It was the largest WordCamp to date and we spoke at it. It was such a wonderful venue and despite all of my anxiety before our talk, I really had a lot of fun. Probably because I had such a great buddy by my side. (Awww.) Continue reading “After Vienna”
The past two weeks have been intense and exhausting and exciting and filled with way too much stuff in the best way.
My colleague, Pam Kocke, and I set out for Spain to help promote our new Happiness Engineer (ES) position at Automattic. (As always, we’re hiring!) We started out in Barcelona where we spoke with the WooCommerce Barcelona meetup on our first night and learned that jet lag makes you fearless. The next day, we had a chance to chat with the folks from the Barcelona WordPress meetup to talk some more about customer support. (Can you tell we like customer support?!) Continue reading “Barcelona y Madrid”
Working is better when you do it together. Coworking from Google Campus Madrid – this place is awesome!