Category Archives: Childhood

Breaking out of the Insulated Bubble

Hey Everyone! I know I have talked about wanting to move away from the City, and if I have the opportunity I would. At the same time, in exploring other parts of Portland I have found other neighborhoods that feel … Continue reading

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It’s Rose Festival Week

Hey Everyone! The Rose Festival is back in Portland. That means it is also Fleet Week. The Rose Festival is one of Portland’s annual traditions that has been going on for more than a century. It is one of the … 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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The Legacy I want to Leave

Hey Everyone! Yesterday, while my best friend and I were out at Oxbow Regional Park. We both loved what we were seeing while out there.  We had gone for a short hike, and while we were there, I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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Living in the 21st Century

Hey Everyone! It is Monday, so here is my first post in my what’s on my mind Monday Series. The past few weeks I have been thinking a lot about who I am today, and how I got to where … Continue reading

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Diversifying My Style

Hey Everyone! It is Friday, which is my typical weekday off from work. This week I only had a three day work week, beings that Monday was a holiday. Today has been a pretty busy and very productive day. This … Continue reading

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Part of Growing Up

Hey Everyone! I woke up to overcast skies and cool temperatures, which looks and feels like fall is here. Who knows how long it will last since it is only August.  This week is youth camp, and it is kind … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

Hey guys! Today while my Dad and I were straightening up the garage, and he came across one of the photo albums my grandma had made, of pictures from when my brother, myself and my two cousins on my dad’s … Continue reading

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13 years later

13 years ago, I was a 13 year old who had just started 8th grade. That morning I woke up, and had gone out and turned on the news like I normally did. What I saw I didn’t believe for … Continue reading

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Bell’s Palsy and Glasses

Part of why I was harassed, teased and got made fun of as a kid, besides my weight was also the fact that I have been wearing glasses since the age of two. Being overweight and having to wear glasses … Continue reading

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