Category Archives: Culture

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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Spring is Coming!

Hey Everyone! Spring is finally coming! After a very wet and grey winter, and the wettest February on record, it is finally starting to feel like spring. The temperatures have finally normal for this time of year. After it being … 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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Living a Simpler Life

Hey Everyone! Over the course of the past few years I have been working to figure out what I am supposed to be doing with my life. As time has gone by, I have been finding myself spending more and … Continue reading

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