wendy {dot} blog

A Renaissance Soul blogging on traveling, books, work, miscellany, and enjoying life.


Posts on getting there, being there, and getting back home again. Oh, and also some tips on the logistics of travel as I discover new things that make travel more enjoyable.

Sin City: Visiting Vegas

I recently returned from my first trip to Las Vegas and man, what a crazy place. I feel I should be upfront about the fact that Vegas wasn’t exactly at the top of my list of places I wanted to go, but it was definitely on the list, if for no other reason than it’s a rather iconic city and I wanted to say I’ve been there. When I was […]

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WordPress at NMX BlogWorld Conference

I just got back yesterday from the fabulous NMX/BlogWorld conference in Las Vegas. We had an awesome booth right at the front of the room, where I had the pleasure of talking with all kinds of folks: everyone from veteran WordPress users to brand new users to people who just wanted to know what WordPress is. While I enjoy talking to just about anyone in the WordPress community, I think […]

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Traveling Light

I’ve always been pretty much an overpacker. I’m not as bad as some people I know (yes, I know someone who once packed their own hangers and another who needed a whole bag just for her shoes), but I do tend to bring more than I need. I hate the thought of getting somewhere and not having what I need. I’ve been trying to mend my ways, particularly after my […]

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Automattic Grand Meetup 2013

One of the perks of being an Automattician is the ability to travel all over the world. Fabulous, right? My maiden voyage as an Automattician was to our annual Grand Meetup in San Francisco and Santa Cruz, California where I spent 8 crazy days with some of the nicest, most welcoming, and funniest people I’ve had the pleasure of meeting. A good time was had by all. See pics at […]

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