Hello! If you don’t follow me on the facebooks (/jen.watkiss) or twitter (@jen_watkiss) you may not know that Team Watkii expands to a foursome in August. I know, we’re pretty stoked. But this means we need to make room in for a whole extra person in our current existence. And we have amassed a lot … Continue reading KonMari-ing the Crap outta this place
I appear to have broken the back end of my blog. Perhaps the latest wordpress update is to blame? In any case, I’m writing this from my phone, where the wordpress app still seems to be ok (assuming I can actually publish this). Any wordpress wizards want to point me in the direction of what … Continue reading Blog: interrupted
A few days ago was the first ever international day of the girl, and a couple pieces of news from both places I call home are converging to make it especially poignant. In Vancouver, 15-year-old Amanda Todd killed herself because she could no longer handle the bullying and taunting after she flashed a webcam, and … Continue reading For the Girls
I mentioned on the twitters a little while ago that I thought I wanted TOMS for the summer. And I was correct, because I went and bought some, and LOVE them. Cute, comfortable, perfect for tromping around in the heat. Except… After having them for only about 6 weeks (admittedly wearing them near constantly for … Continue reading Yay TOMS!
Just testing out how Posterous works with the iPhone, posting to my blog, etc and so forth. Nothing to see here, though I do offer a blurry, leaping baby for your trouble! Continue reading Testing Posterous
My friend Derek passed away yesterday. We met in 2005 at the first Northern Voice social media conference, and though we’ve never been close, he (and through him, his family) has always been one of my favourite blogging colleagues. Since meeting, I’ve learned we have many friends in common, which is something many who knew … Continue reading Derek K. Miller
If you haven’t checked the update on my last post, mere hours after putting my frustration out to the universe, Inger McCrae, proprietress of the Campfire Grill (along with her husband Mike McCrae), commented on my post with some excellent directions to their even more excellent BBQ! Tucked in the entrance of the Eagle Vista … Continue reading The Campfire Grill – Kickass BBQ