I normally do not post certain types of things on my blog or on social media, like political messages, but today I feel compelled. I've been thinking for the last few days about the most recent school shooting in Parkland, and my overwhelming emotion right after grief is rage. I am so angry it makes … Continue reading Enough is enough – it’s time to do something about the epidemic of US mass shootings
Tag: Las Vegas
I'm sitting at the airport on a Sunday morning waiting for my flight to Las Vegas for the now-annual pilgrimage to the NamesCon conference. A few years ago, Vegas was one of my "bucket list" places - one of those iconic cities that one should visit at least once in their life. For me, once … Continue reading Vegas…again
10 Days of Travel with Just a Carry-on Bag? Done!
The Challenge of Packing Light Ever since my trip to San Francisco/Santa Cruz last September, I've become a bit obsessed with traveling light. The first to-do in traveling light according to the experts is to find a bag that works for you and still qualifies as carry-on. For most U.S. airlines (and don't hold me … Continue reading 10 Days of Travel with Just a Carry-on Bag? Done!
Visiting Vegas: Casinos, Casinos, and More Casinos
One of the most impressive things about my trip to Vegas to me was the sheer size and scale of the casinos and hotels that line the Strip. It was amazing to see what a little imagination, a lot of engineering, and a mountain of money could create. Then again, at times, it also seemed … Continue reading Visiting Vegas: Casinos, Casinos, and More Casinos
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 … Continue reading Sin City: Visiting Vegas
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 … Continue reading WordPress at NMX BlogWorld Conference