Dutch Lock Down Day One Hundred Sixteen

[Let Them Eat Cake]

I’ve got all kinds of delicious goodies for you today, Warriors.

Office pics? YUP!

Cloud cakes? Oh YEAH!

But first the news:

Today was the #HybridCloudBakeOff care of the #DevRel group at Packet Host.

And it was DELICIOUS!! !

Want to see my contributions?

And, sure, my office, too.

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Dutch Lock Down Day One Hundred Fourteen

[Third Time’s a Charm, AMIRITE]

When this whole lockdown started and my partner INTRUDED on my space, I’ll admit it was like camping. I scooched over and we shared my fairly large home office. When the kids returned to school / daycare, the deal got even sweeter.

But as days turned to weeks turned to months turned to years the office seemed to get smaller and smaller.

And smaller.

But first the news:

And then.

I started the new job.

And wanted a change in perspective. So we rearranged the office.

And it was good.


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Dutch Lock Down Day Ninety Two

[One Down One to Go!]

Photo by Steve Halama on Unsplash

The OpenShift Commons Gathering on Community Development was today. Where users, partners, customers, contributors and upstream project leads come together to collaborate and work together across the OpenShift Cloud Native ecosystem.

But first the news:

Today’s Virtual OpenShift Commons Gathering focused on community development and best practices for driving community engagement and measuring community health!

And it was so totally badass.

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Dutch Lock Down Day Ninety One

[And Now For More Rain]

I was in the weekly newsletter this week at Packet cause I’m giving talks at OpenShift Commons Gathering and StackConfEU.

But first the news:

“Rain Leander, Community Manager, will represent Packet at two events next week.”

Would you like to know more?

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Dutch Lock Down Day Seventy Nine


Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash

Today was my first day with Packet, an Equinix Company, and I don’t know if I’m supposed to always call it that, Packet, an Equinix Company, or if I can just call it Packet, but today was exquisite and adventurous and inclusive and beautiful.

And exhausting.

But first the news:

It’s really hard to be overjoyed with the new job AND simultaneously devastated.


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