Category Archives: goals

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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Longing for Autumn 

Hey Everyone! Yesterday had been unseasonably cool, and a bit wet at times.  It has been the perfect day to bake cookies, drink tea, warm some Apple S’mores Scentsy cubes in my Scentsy warmer, work on some knitting, and day … Continue reading

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You can put the Country Girl in the City, but……

Hey Everyone! Anyone else feel like they are living in the wrong era? Yeah, I definitely feel like I was born about 60 years too late.  The past few years I have definitely not been thrilled to be living in … Continue reading

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Simpler Way Of Life

Hey Everyone! How I want to live my life has been on my mind a lot lately. I don’t want to let my life slip by, or be adrift and one day wake up and be like “how on earth … Continue reading

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Going Back To School?

Hey Everyone! For the past 7 years I have been looking for work, and had several odd jobs over the past 7 years. I began really looking for work while I was in my last term of college. Now 7 … 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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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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Understanding Who I Am

Hey Everyone!  I finally feel like I have a direction in which my life is supposed to go.  I believe everything happens for a reason, and for some people discovering their career path and the direction they are supposed to … 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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