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365, 4: day 360

Philadelphia I hadn’t really drank in three weeks leading up to last night, and that combines with lack of sleep definitely made it a rough morning. I ducked out of my meeting a tad early to meet my friend for … Continue reading

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365, 4: day 359

Philadelphia I’m in Philadelphia for a database users group meeting, and I spent the weeks leading up to this pumping myself up to be friendly and outgoing. And I did a not terrible job! The sessions were super useful, and … Continue reading

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365, 3: day 40

Montreal, Canada I meant to sleep in this morning, but woke up and couldn’t so instead I spent a few hours walking around old Montreal before the final day of the conference. This building / angel struck me for some … Continue reading

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365, 3: day 39

Montreal, Canada Apparently I love the street art in Montreal (although I was in the same ‘hood and looked for the one from this summer again and didn’t see it, sadly). So today’s my birthday! I got up and took … Continue reading

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365, 3: day 38

Montreal, Canada Even though it doesn’t always feel this way, this slide in the opening address at my conference really gets at why, at the end of the day, I love what I’m doing and my industry and my peers. … Continue reading

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365, 3: day 37

Montreal, Canada I’m in Montreal for a conference, and I attended pre-conference workshops today. I slept terribly, struggled through the morning, and had a bit of a work crisis before lunch. I was feeling totally defeated and abandoned my previous … Continue reading

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365, 2: day 130

Santa Barbara We had a late night last night, a laaaate morning this morning, lunch with another co-worker, and then a rushed afternoon of sessions and networking, finally culminating at the train station, equipped with hummus and IPAs for the … Continue reading

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