Beautiful views & eye opening realizations

A couple of my good friends are celebrating birthdays this month. As part of that they wanted to hike Cape Split as a group. Despite living here for a long time, and it being a well known trail I’ve only been out to the point twice before, the first time was just over a yearContinue reading “Beautiful views & eye opening realizations”

Quarter way through my apprenticeship

Time is flying by, I’m already over a quarter way through the year developer apprenticeship program at work. It’s been fun, exhausting, and rewarding all at the same time. Like all the teams I’ve been apart of so far at Automattic my new team is fantastic. All incredibly smart, dedicated, and willing to give theirContinue reading “Quarter way through my apprenticeship”

Developer Apprenticeship

Recently I received some very exciting news at work. I’ve made it through the application process and accepted into a new developer apprenticeship program. This means starting in January I’ll be spending a year working with a development team and learning, with mentorship, to be a productive, contributing, developer. This is a fairly new programContinue reading “Developer Apprenticeship”

WorldWide WordPress 5k 2020

Today starts a month long virtual event for the WorldWide WordPress 5k 2020, organized by some of my colleagues. On top of getting out active with others, virtually, there is also a cool charity aspect where you can donate and have a matching donation made. Checkout the post linked above for more details. I’ve slackedContinue reading “WorldWide WordPress 5k 2020”

Long exposure iPhone photos

This isn’t anything new, but it was new to me. In fact I believe it has been around since iOS11 which came out about three years ago. Lately we’ve been doing lots of trails and that involve water of some sort and I’ve found myself wishing that I took our dSLR camera with us soContinue reading “Long exposure iPhone photos”

Staycation Scavenger Crawl

Like many people our original plans for this summer have drastically changed. We were going to use my Sabbatical from work to spend time in Alberta visiting family. As that couldn’t happen we decided we would see some of our local area that we don’t spend enough time in. We had started going to placesContinue reading “Staycation Scavenger Crawl”