Category Archives: Adventures

When the Sun Glows Pink, and the Moon Pumpkin 🎃 Orange

Hey Everyone!  We have been socked in by wildfire smoke for most of the last couple of weeks. It got a little bit better yesterday and then came back full force today. Most of the smoke is coming down from … Continue reading

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Still Awake at 2 AM

Hey Everyone! I have had several nights lately where I have been up until 2 am or later working on various projects.  I am definitely a night owl, that is for sure, especially in the summer, when it is too … Continue reading

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All Part of Growing Up

Hey Everyone! The past few months have been a bit tough.  Beyond the past few months, as I have gotten older, I have learned that life is too short to do something you don’t enjoy and to have toxic people … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Cherry Garcia

Hey Everyone!  Happy Canada Day!  I have been Dairy Free (or in the process of going dairy free) for 5.5 years. If you haven’t had to go without a food staple (ie dairy, gluten or eggs), you really can’t relate … Continue reading

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Learning to live a simpler lifestyle

Hey Everyone! Lately I have been rather overwhelmed with the constant bombardment of the media and our society propagating the mentality that we need the latest & greatest / biggest & best / needing more all of the time.  I … Continue reading

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Sometimes I have to shake my head

Hey Everyone! The past few days has been full of cooking, baking, an adventure and now sore muscles.  Yesterday I went for a hike, and man there was a lot of people out there, you could totally tell the tourists … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend 

Hey Everyone! It was an eventful yet uneventful weekend.  Saturday, had been the hottest day of the weekend, and the day I had spent the most time outside. Going out to Sauvie Island and seeing the Bybee – Howell house, … Continue reading

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Hot Days and Going for a Drive

Hey Everyone! Yesterday and today have been roasting hot. Yesterday was 94 degrees and today got to 88. While that isn’t hot for some areas, it is hot for Portland. Fortunately it has been cooling off quickly today. It went … Continue reading

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50 Random Facts

Hey Everyone! I have been doing this blogging thing for a few years. I started this particular blog back in August of 2014, though I have been blogging on some level since 2011.  I decided that it was time to … Continue reading

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Knowing when it is time to Move On

Hey Everyone! For years really, I have known that where I am, is not where I am supposed to be long term. Now that the job I had had for almost 2.5 years ended, it is really time for me … Continue reading

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