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”

Potentially uncomfortable start to our trip

We started out on our trip this morning for a month long trip across most of the USA/Canada. We're going, in a large part, to visit my sister, her husband, and new Nephew in Alberta. Old enough we just left them in Nova Scotia! They were down visiting but will fly back before we makeContinue reading “Potentially uncomfortable start to our trip”

Come Join Me!

Here’s a good summary to get you started, but then I’ll throw in my custom pitch below! Want to be part of making the web a better place? Come work for Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, Jetpack, and WooCommerce. As a Happiness Engineer, you’ll work full-time from your home (with salary and benefits) to helpContinue reading “Come Join Me!”

Nova Scotia Summer

While most summers we take a trip away from home and away from Nova Scotia that is only small part. We still love Nova Scotia and spend lots of time finding things to do here as well.  We have a really great Muesum system here. There are 28 sites as part of it across theContinue reading “Nova Scotia Summer”

Presenting WordPress

One of the goals I’ve been working on is to try and get out of my comfort zone a bit and start doing some public speaking. Being up in front of people is not overly fun for me, but I do see the good of doing it. One area where I can see me potentiallyContinue reading “Presenting WordPress”

Morning Walk at the Marsh

Jen had the day off today, well at least until after school, so we took a bit of time this morning and went for a walk around the marsh. The water had a skim of ice on the top in some places. The grass and cat tails were shimmering with a bit of frost. OurContinue reading “Morning Walk at the Marsh”

Choosing Nova Scotia For Now

There has been much written about the state of things in Nova Scotia, and studies showing that things need to change now before it is too late for the Province. The topic has been on my mind for some time but reading the article this morning Rural Reckoning: Being young and looking for a futureContinue reading “Choosing Nova Scotia For Now”