Traveling: National Park Edition

This year has meant a lot of travel for my family. Without really meaning to, we made a theme out of visiting every National Park we found near our travel path.   At each visiters center we bought a sticker for me to put on my laptop. After the top got covered up I moved…

Moving Office 

My office for the day is on wheels somewhere in Eastern Washington. Mobile hotspot is holding out for the most part. ​​Good times.  View this post on Instagram #officefortheday #a8cday #remoteworking A post shared by Karen Arnold (@iamkarenalma) on Sep 26, 2016 at 1:26pm PDT

Train Wreck

On our free day in Whistler during the Automattic Grand Meetup, we took a hike out a old train wreck. In 1920ish sometime, a train was hurtling down the track going twice as fast as it should have been and the cars flew off the track when the train went around the bend. Apparently no…

The Saguaro and Its Little Friend the Prickly Pear

Whenever Bugs Bunny is hanging out in the desert, the landscape is dotted with big tall cactus that look kind of like this: The funny thing is, this type of cactus doesn’t grow in every part of the desert of the Southwestern United States. It grows in some parts of Arizona and down into Mexico, but there are vast bits of desert with…

WordCamp Lima 2014: the Better Late Than Never Edition

I was looking through my post drafts and I realized that I never published this one about WordCamp Lima.  Am I the only one that types up drafts and never publishes them? Probably not. Go look in your drafts right now and publish something. Quick! Then come back and look at my pictures of WCLima2014. #betterlatethannever…