Category Archives: History

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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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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Memorial Day Weekend 

Hey Everyone! It was an eventful yet uneventful weekend.  Saturday, had been the hottest day of the weekend, and the day I had spent the most time outside. Going out to Sauvie Island and seeing the Bybee – Howell house, … 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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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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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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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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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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