WordCamp Montreal 2018 (#WCMTL): Not local…but close enough

This year, I decided early on that I would attend WordCamp Montreal no matter what. It’s only a two hour train ride, I’m friends with a lot of the Montreal WordPress community, and it was their 10th anniversary. Of course, I applied to speak – and I was honoured that I was selected for the […]

Dancing Queen – or how I learned to do makeup and wear heels

In my last post, I spoke of my first passion, karate. Today, I’ll speak of my newest and more challenging passion, ballroom dance. Let’s go back to June 2010. I had just earned my first degree black belt, and I wanted to cross-train in something. I was about to go sign up for judo, when […]

#wcnyc in my rearview mirror – #wcnyc straight ahead: A recap of WordCamp NYC 2017

As you may have read before, this is the year of me “spreading my wings”, in terms of increasing my participation and visibility in the WordPress community. Having had such empowering and pleasant experiences this year speaking at both WordCamp Ottawa, and WordCamp Montreal, I went out on a whim, and applied to four other […]