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To everyone that actually reads my blog posts - I'm sorry that I've been AWOL for the last six months. But life update: I'm married (for 22 days)! Patrick and I got married on December 1, 2018 and it was a wonderful, glorious day (insert heart-eyes emoji here). I honestly couldn't have asked for it… Continue reading I’m Married!
It's the final day of #GSMCON2018! Day 4 (Thursday, April 26) was a half-day of sessions before our trip back to the Denver airport for our flights home. The overall agenda for my day was as follows: 8:00 – 9:30 AM Keynote: Conversation with City of Houston on Hurricane Harvey 9:15 – 10:15… Continue reading #GSMCON2018: Day 4
Guys. I know I am EXTREMELY late on delivering these last two posts for the conference I attended a few weeks ago. And I'm so sorry, but here goes! Day 3 of #GSMCON2018 (Wednesday, April 25) featured keynotes from Facebook's Government team, and various sessions covering topics such as risks on social media for public… Continue reading #GSMCON2018: Day 3
Day 2 was the official first day of GSMCON 2018 (Tuesday, April 24), with keynotes, breakout sessions, and more! The overall agenda for my day was as follows (I've eliminated the sessions I did not attend as well as food/networking breaks), and I'll briefly touch on each of these later in the discussion: 8:00 -… Continue reading #GSMCON2018: Day 2
This week (April 23 to 26) I'm in Denver at the Government Social Media Conference (GSMCON)! This is the first conference I've been to since working for the County and the first time I've flown since my Whitworth Jan-Term trip to South Africa in 2014! I'll be posting a recap of each day (including pictures)… Continue reading #GSMCON2018: Day 1
Ok guys. I know I have been on a bit of a hiatus the last few weeks but I promise it's been for good reason - we got a puppy! We had the pleasure of welcoming our newest addition to the family on April 6 and let's just say it's been a wild ride already.… Continue reading Meet Gertie!
Ok everybody. I officially suck. I've been meaning to write this blog post for a week, and it has been getting pushed to the bottom of my to-do list, so I apologize! Here goes: It has officially been a week since my trip to Spokane to visit my alma mater, Whitworth University. As many of… Continue reading Giving Back
Well guys, I realized that I have been on a bit of a hiatus for the last two weeks, which I apologize for. My last two weeks have been stressful and demanding to say the least. Work has been incredibly stressful, which has left me with little time or energy to devote to writing -… Continue reading Dealing with Stress
Fair warning: This blog post will be discussing my career and my current job - if that sounds boring to you, now is the time to click away and go watch some cat videos on YouTube (here's one to get you started). Now, for those of you that are left (miraculously) curious about my job… Continue reading All About My Career