Hang Fire!

In 2012, Samantha Evans and Shauna Guinn road tripped around the American South on a quest to learn the secrets of good BBQ (and to meet Dolly Parton). That journey eventually led to the opening of the Hang Fire Smokehouse Kitchen in my home town of Barry. 🙂 There are so many parts to the Hang […]

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Dame Stephanie Shirley

In an interview with Forbes a few years ago, Matt Mullenweg told the story of how Automattic has “been proving them wrong since 2005”. Dame Stephanie Shirley paved the way by proving them wrong way back in the 1960s with Freelance Programmers, a remote-working company she started on her dining room table that was eventually valued at […]

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Road Trip to the Grand Canyon

My team at Automattic, who just so happen to be named Phoenix, planned a meetup in January of this year to Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix in Phoenix! It’s always been a dream of mine to see the Grand Canyon and I took the chance to loop in a visit a week before our meetup with two of […]

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April Fool’s!

Do you think we let a little thing like being thousands of miles apart stop us from pranking our colleagues on April Fool’s day? Nope! Alx is renowned for his pranks at Automattic and, while a few folks were throwing around ideas for an April Fool’s retaliation this year, I came up with the suggestion […]

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One Year at Automattic

I’ve been working at Automattic for one whole year today and I can’t help but reflect on the wonderful experiences that have come my way as a result.

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