Wonderful, restorative long weekend in Victoria with Leah and her grandparents. Highlights: Saturday salon, lots of sleeping, morning walks to Moka Coffee, bananagrams, reading on the beach, and watching (almost) the first season of Breaking Bad.
Spent a long time thinking about my role in the WordPress community too. Wrote a pretty angsty post this morning that didn’t end up now I wanted it to. Still not sure how to solve the problems I see.
I’ve been remiss of blogging, but for very good reason: Leah is pregnant with our first child, and we had our wedding. Plus, business is going exceedingly well. So, not a lot of free time. For the full story on Leah’s pregnancy, check out her… Continue reading →
Japan: weird, polite to a fault, and bubble gum. I hate to be one of those people who say “you don’t know it until you experience it,” but that’s exactly the case. Always looking for an excuse to travel, Leah and I hit Tokyo, the… Continue reading →
"Look how pretty…"
On Sunday, May 26th, I asked Leah to marry me. She said yes — in front of her family and hundreds at the Spray Rodeo. Her father, Ned, caught the moment in the video above. I’d been waiting for the right opportunity for a few… Continue reading →
Yum! A Leah Olson creation — berry blintzes with lemon ricotta filling.
Happy Mother’s Day to all current and future moms. Remember to call yours today, and tell her you love her.
One of my favorite recipes from Leah’s mom: nograinola. It’s delicious, wholesome, filling, and, hence the name, a grain-free granola. Some day, Leah and I will finally get around to picking another name for it and starting a wildly successful food company. Until then, and because… Continue reading →
Sign I’m growing up: I was kicked out of the condo this evening for Leah’s book group.
I say it’s an excuse to drink wine. She says I’m being sexist, but she didn’t explain why having an excuse to drink wine is a bad thing.
At the first fundraiser auction I ever go to, one for FACES Foundation last October, I end up with a week’s vacation at condo in Maui. I remember the setup clearly: a strong Pisco Sour to kick off the evening, red wine flowing throughout dinner,… Continue reading →