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Body Intensity Journal

The best snow

The past few days have been great for winter outings: sticky snow on the ground and positive temperatures. So we went tobogganing and built snowmen.

Today was workout 8 out of 100. I went to the gym for about 45 minutes.

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Lest we forget

I was a member of the military for 13 years. I participated in countless Remembrance Day parades. I stood at attention under snowfall by the cenotaph, and honoured those who died to protect our freedom.

Yet nothing came close to bringing it home than this audio series by Dan Carlin. It’s called Blueprint for Armageddon and it analyzes in details the beginnings of World War I, the history, the unbelievable carnage of its battles, the humanity lost, and it really makes you think about the price that was paid.

I cannot recommend it enough.

The series is comprised by 6 episodes, and each episode is over 3 hours long, so prepare yourself.

Here’s the link to Dan Carlin’s website. You can also look it up in iTunes.

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Easter pictures through the years

Every year we try to take a picture on Easter Sunday.

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Journal Music Simplicity

How to buy a used piano

Earlier this year we invested in a used piano. I knew nothing about buying pianos (I’m not even a piano player) so I had to do some research on how to look for the right piano and ensure I wasn’t spending too much and buying a lemon.

What I gathered may be helpful to you, so I am creating this checklist on what to look for when sourcing a used piano:

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Automattic Journal Music

More pictures of our performance!

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Halloween 2018

Great trick or treating with cousins visiting from out of town!

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Performing at Automattic’s Grand Meetup 2018

Here’s a cool shot by my coworker Jorge Perez during our closing party 🙂

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Automattic Hey, Let's Learn! Journal

Day 6 and 7: Automattic’s Grand Meetup 2018

The last days of the Grand Meetup were packed full of activities and work. They were early mornings and late nights, and I was just too exhausted at the end of the day to write. As I sit in the plane going back home, I thought I’d get caught up.

Lots of exciting things happened 🙂

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Automattic Journal

Day 5: Automattic’s Grand Meetup 2018

See day 4 recap here.

Another busy day today!

After jumping out of bed SUPER late at 9:20, I ran downstairs to catch the last bit of the first keynote speech, by productivity guru Ari Meisel.

The second keynote was by retired US Army General Ann Dunwoody. General Dunwoody is the first female 4-star General in the US armed forces and is the newest member of Automattic’s board.