Category Archives: Adventures

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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Family Is Here

Hey Everyone! This week, my aunt and uncle have been visiting from Canada, as they do annually.  Tuesday we went to the beach, Thursday I had gone to the Scottish Shop with my Mom and Aunt.  Yesterday (Friday), the power … Continue reading

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Future Possibilities 

Hey Everyone!  The past week or so has been crazy, with family coming to visit, and stuff. Overnight a storm rolled in, which took out power to many parts of the city, so I am writing this on my phone … Continue reading

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Life Update

Hey Everyone! I haven’t really talked about what I was doing for work on this blog, mostly because I didn’t really want to talk about it, and really didn’t feel that it was appropriate at the time to talk about … Continue reading

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The PNW is in my Blood

Hey Everyone! Yesterday I finally got back outside again, and had gone back down to Silver Falls State Park again yesterday. It was raining off and on the whole trip down, even hailing as I was almost there. It let … Continue reading

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