Megumi’s Birthday (Treasure Box 14)

Hi all! Last week, Megumi, my wife, had her birthday. (I’ve just confirmed, and she doesn’t want her age posted here 😅) It was a special day for us, and another memory I wanted to include in my Treasure Box series. We took the day slowly, and kept celebrations low key. That was because weContinue reading “Megumi’s Birthday (Treasure Box 14)”

My First Automatticversary!

This week marks exactly one year since I started working for Automattic full time. Wow, one year! Coincidentally, I had the exact date off, and my wife did a wonderful job of making it a special day for me. The celebrations started the night before. I finished my shifts for the day and stepped outContinue reading “My First Automatticversary!”

Apple Blossoms (Treasure Box 12)

Hi all! Sorry for the hiatus there. I was doing so well with my blogging streak this year, having posted 18 times in the first 19 weeks of the year! But then I caught a virus… The doctor thinks it may have been COVID, but I didn’t qualify for the test here in Japan, soContinue reading “Apple Blossoms (Treasure Box 12)”

Colorful Biscuits (Treasure Box 11)

Note: You’ll want to read the entire post to come to the same surprise ending as we did 😆💦 My wife and I both like to cook. We like trying new recipes and then compiling the best dishes into our own recipe card box. Lately, I’ve been cooking breakfasts on my day off, and thereContinue reading “Colorful Biscuits (Treasure Box 11)”

Easter 2020 (Treasure Box 10)

Easter is a major event for us Christians each year. It is a time where we especially reflect on the death, burial and resurrection of our Saviour and the salvation He provides through that. This year, like the rest of the world, we celebrated Easter at home. We attended church via YouTube live stream inContinue reading “Easter 2020 (Treasure Box 10)”

Boiled Egg Drawings – 2

Last month, I introduced my first “official” boiled egg drawing. (You can check that out here: Boiled Egg Drawings – 1) The rules are simple. My wife boils some eggs, hands me a pen, and gives me a topic to draw there on the spot. It’s just a bit of silly fun we’re having whileContinue reading “Boiled Egg Drawings – 2”