Category Archives: City Life

Enjoying the City 

Hey Everyone!  It is early Saturday morning as I am writing this post. Yesterday (Friday) which ended only about 15 minutes ago for me was a productive day.  I finished up the pair of socks I was knitting. I knit … Continue reading

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Watching the Opening of British Parliament 

Hey Everyone! My family got back to town safely after going to Canada to see my Aunt and Uncle. They had to take the long way going up and coming back because of the forest fires that caused all the … Continue reading

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Smoky summer days

Hey Everyone!  It’s been so smoky that it has looked overcast all week. The air quality has been at an unhealthy level all week as well. The heat and humidity have also been rough this week.  I have spent most … 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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Moving on from Disappointment 

Hey Everyone! I had an interview this past Tuesday, for a job that I probably would have enjoyed. I found out today that I didn’t get the job. I am trying to keep my mind off it and focus on … Continue reading

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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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Icing my Back

Hey Everyone! I have no idea how idea how I did it, but sometime Saturday evening I strained my back, and by the time I woke up Sunday morning, I was in a lot of pain and had a hard … 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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