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Working on Christmas Eve, could be worse!

When you chose to work on Christmas Eve, it could be worse! Thanks to being a remote worker, and some nice Christmas weather, this was my work spot for a few hours.

Photo taken at the Playa de Azkorri, Basque Country, Spain. Also posted to Automattic’s Office Today blog, which inspired me to post here as well.

Alright, back to work!

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Spanish Beach Championships 2019

Last weekend the men’s and women’s division of the Spanish Beach Championships took place in Valencia. A new Spanish champion was crowned in the women’s division (Platilleras, from Las Canarias) and we had a back to back champion was crowned on the men’s side (Guayota, from Tenerife, Las Canarias).

Women’s:

Men’s:

Full results on ulti.info.

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175 Grams – Indian Ultimate Frisbee Documentary

This 08:00 minute long documentary is worth your time. It’s called 175 grams (The weight of a Discraft Ultra-star frisbee.

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Upside Down Mugs

Finally, an article that makes sense! I’ve never understood why people do this!?

Researchers studied more than 5,000 tea and coffee drinkers over seven years and showed that only warped, sick minds would opt to put the bit of the mug that your lips touch on the dirty shelf.

https://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/lifestyle/only-freaks-put-mugs-upside-down-in-cupboard-20191123191073

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Automattic Blog Remote Work

Podcast: Inside the Grand Meetup

Have you ever wondered what happens inside the Grand Meetup?

What is a Grand Meetup, or better known as, the GM?

The GM, is the one time a year the company I work for comes together, in person. We’re a distributed company, meaning we all work from home, from all over the world.

This is a deep dive into what the GM is all about, with staff interviews and insights.

You can see my Flash Talk from last year’s GM here, and read more about the event on the Distributed Podcast’s official website.

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Basque Country Blog Road Trip Sua

Sua the dog – An adoption story

On October 29, 2019 our family grew by 50%. His name is Sua, and he’s an amazing addition to the fam.

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Sleepy Heads

I’ve had the honor and pleasure of traveling with these two lovely ladies quite a bit over the last few years. When you travel with people, you catch them at their finest.


I must say, the ability to fall asleep anywhere is a skill more people wish they had.

Doesn’t matter how long or short the ride is, bus, train, plane, or boat, these sisters are capable of falling asleep.

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European Masters Ultimate Championships 2019

Dates: October 17-20, 2019
Place: Madrid, Spain – Universidad Complutense – Complejo deportivo
Website: https://euf.ultimatecentral.com/e/eumc2019
Schedule: https://euf.ultimatecentral.com/e/eumc2019/schedule
Teams: https://euf.ultimatecentral.com/e/eumc2019/teams

Our opening pool: https://euf.ultimatecentral.com/e/eumc2019/schedule/team/spain-master-mixta/division/Masters+Mixed%27s/stage/132439/game_type/upcoming

This weekend we’re off to Madrid, representing the Spanish Mixed National Team at Euros. We’ve been preparing for some time now, and that time is finally here!

This is a “Masters” tournament, which means there is an age requirement; +30 for women and +33 for men. This works out perfect for my partner and I as she is 31 and I am 34. We’re back to being the youngest on the team again!

We hope to be playing on these fields Sunday afternoon!