So I’ve been a bit absent from this blog.
I know some bloggers say that you’re not supposed to recognize when this happens for a variety of reasons — many of which I do agree with normally — but in this case I don’t care.
Because the reason I’ve been away is that I have a new job, which also goes with the reason for this post.
So starting at the end of October, I’ve been working as the Louisville community manager for Yelp.com, which is a fancy title that means that, among many other things, I’m doing PR, marketing and event planning for the uber popular website in town.
It also means that you can look forward to some fun party DIYs on this blog in the future. One of my fave parts of my new job is that I get to put on soirees at local businesses for people on the site about once a month.
And at the beginning of November, I got to fly out to San Francisco to visit Yelp’s new swanky headquarters and undergo training.
I and the other newbies stayed at the Hotel Triton, a boutique hotel in downtown San Francisco.
Love or hate the decor, it’s something to talk about. I thought it would be fun to share some pics.
The focal point is definitely the large, bright yellow lacquered headboard. It pulls you in immediately when you enter the room.
Hotel Triton’s hotel rooms also have some other fun finds mixed in.
Like the chalkboard in every room and hanging piece of chalk. I left a cheerful note for housekeeping when I checked out.
And I think I love these weird, retro, industrial sconces next to the bed.
Considering this is San Francisco, it only seems fitting to have Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg on the bedside table …
… along with the “On the Road” quotes scrolling up to the ceiling.
All in all, my stay at the Hotel Triton provided a memorable beginning to what I hope will be a very memorable new chapter in my life. (You can read my Yelp review of the Hotel Triton here. Hint, hint, nudge, nudge.)
New year. New job. New things to learn. New opportunities for creativity.
And many more travels, projects and fun bits ahead on this blog. Happy times ahead.
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