The minion is having a make-believe Zoom call. No screen, just an old, broken keyboard I’ve given her to play with.
The wife and I both had to come say hi to her “work people” – she always pops in during my bi-weekly video call with the rest of my team to say hello 😀
I need to find a new reason for blogging. See, I recently realised that I’m not blogging for the sake of the writing. I started blogging as an escape from studies, a career and a life that was going nowhere. I started blogging because I was unhappy, and being silly and meeting new people online helped me forget that. I started blogging as a distraction.
For that same reason I started volunteering in the WordPress.com forums, but quickly came to love it and, one day late in 2015, decided to make a career out of it. And that’s how I came to be a Happiness Engineer at Automattic.
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