Trinkets n Stuff

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Stationery shops always make me think of my late grandmother… She’d take me into Stockwell and Binney, in Ontario, as a kid. Whenever I see a stationery I buy something… Usually pens pencils. Always puts a smile on my face.

Never trust a fart after mile 3…

— Marathon Mike

Some day you won’t be able to do [insert something here] , but today isn’t that day…

— Anon

Two Years in the Making…

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All I know is that whatever brought me here started two years ago.

All I know is that tomorrow I finish what I started…

To everyone who’s been there for me through all of this; this journey…

Words fail me… Just thank you. For everything.

 

Email is the Arch Nemesis of Project Management

There I was. Typing up a half-page long email to a client. The adrenaline was flowing. I was at a point where I needed to take a stand for myself. It’s not because my client was abusing me or anything, they just needed to understand how I work.

My client had shot over some changes that needed to be made to a work-item. No problem! Well, not true. There was a problem. The work-item was not in the agreed-to scope aka not in the contract. But, because I knew my client was taking heat on their end, I was doing this work on my own dime; out of the kindness of my ol’ ticker. But I really wanted to push this back to my client and say “hold-up!”

To support a healthy relationship with clients, there’s always going to be some…

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WordCamp LA is Coming. Get on Board Already!

WordCamp LA is coming. In less than 7 weeks, y’all! Yep, I just pooped mah pants! It’s exciting and a little bit crazy and, really, a whole lotta fun. If you guys got to work with the folks that I do on this event, you’d be having a rousing good time, too!

I have to say, things are shaping up wonderfully! I’m very excited for WCLA this year!

http://2014.la.wordcamp.org/

Grab a ticket if you haven’t already.

Oh and if you know of a school or other organization with a digital media/studies program that would be interested in having their students attend WordCamp free, let me know.

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