Category Archives: Culture

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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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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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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Modern Homesteading

Hey Everyone! Over the past several years, I have been becoming more and more interested in Modern homesteading. While I am not one who whats to go completely off grid, I definitely want to get out of the city, and … 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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Portlandia Lifestyle

Hey Everyone! A little background on me: I was raised very mainstream conservative, where at the age of 10 I started shaving and has a certain standard of personal grooming drummed in my head growing up, and that has lasted … Continue reading

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Coming to terms with where I Belong

Hey Everyone! This week I have spent some time cooking and baking, and a lot of time knitting.  I finally got the pie of socks I was working on done. I had used 100% Merino Wool that was two strands. … Continue reading

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