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Houston

My Oak Forest Neighborhood Favorites

We are in the process of buying our first home and will be moving to northeast Houston next month! We're BEYOND excited, but it will be a big change. Our new neighborhood is essentially the other side of the world from our current digs in Oak Forest, in northwest Houston just outside the loop from the Heights. We have lived Heights-adjacent for the past 4 1/2 years, and there are lots of things I will miss. Read More! [...]
Inspiration, Nerdy Stuff

Wordcamp Houston – Takeaways & The Rebirth of Slick

Today was Wordcamp Houston! It was great to see WordPress cofounder Matt Mullenweg back in his hometown keynoting (full keynote video available here), and I always love spending time with the Houston WordPress community. In this post I want to recap the second biggest thing I took away from Wordcamp Houston - Kelsey Ruger's presentation on the Rebirth of Slick. Read More! [...]
Nerdy Stuff

Nerd Stuff in Houston

My sister is both a poor college student and a bona fide nerd, so in planning her visit to Houston later this month, she specifically requested "nerd stuff." Here's my list of must-see Houston nerd adventures! Read More! [...]
Cat Lady, Musings

Six lessons learned from my six months in Houston

Today marks 6 months since we moved to Houston. A lot has happened thus far in 2009... Jason and I moved in together, Jason started work in the real world, I parted ways with a great company in Dallas and landed a new job at Schipul - the web marketing company in Houston doing lots of really amazing good and focusing on growing great people, we felt the effects of the economy when Jason got laid off, brought a new member into our little family, and endured all those day to day adventures inevitable in life. It's all happened pretty fast. But through it all, I've learned a few things. And I thought I would share... you know, to mark the occasion. Read More! [...]
Inspiration

2009: I am an official Houston resident

As of January 3, 2008 (today), I am a Houston resident. I will sincerely miss the day to day in the Big D (especially those late night adventures including a certain group of ladies I refer to only by a 4 digit code)... but not to fear, I will be back in the office at RD2 HQ often. Spreading cheer and joy and web strategy goodness wherever I go. Read More! [...]