Category Archives: Portland

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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When the Sun Glows Pink, and the Moon Pumpkin 🎃 Orange

Hey Everyone!  We have been socked in by wildfire smoke for most of the last couple of weeks. It got a little bit better yesterday and then came back full force today. Most of the smoke is coming down from … 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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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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Got Caught out in the Rain. 

Hey Everyone! Today was just one of those days where I don’t feel like I got a whole lot done.  I did manage to go out and take a walk this afternoon. I left while it was still dry, but … Continue reading

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Family Is Here

Hey Everyone! This week, my aunt and uncle have been visiting from Canada, as they do annually.  Tuesday we went to the beach, Thursday I had gone to the Scottish Shop with my Mom and Aunt.  Yesterday (Friday), the power … 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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Sad to see Grimm ending

Hey Everyone! Back in the fall of 2011, I was looking for shows to watch.  This was the period where shows like two broke girls, new girl, person of interest, Hart of Dixie, homeland, once upon a time and Grimm … Continue reading

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A Simple Day in the City

Hey Everyone!  Today was kind of a lazy Saturday. I got to sleep in, which was nice. I still feel like I am trying to catch up on sleep.  I spent a lot of my day knitting. I also got … Continue reading

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