Category Archives: Travel

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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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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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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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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Getting a new Transformer

Hey Everyone! Today’s excitement was having the power company come out, and replace the transformer on the utility pole outside of the house. The power company had gone around and left paper notices on the doors of houses over the … 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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Do I stay or do I go?

Hey Everyone!  Tuesday I had to run over to the office to pick up some prints. The route I normally take to and from the office takes me through two smaller neighborhoods that each have main streets that have that … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Christmas!

Hey Everyone! This has been a busy week. Wednesday we got several inches of snow, which shut down the city and brought traffic to a stand still. It took my mom 3.5 hours to get home (21 miles, which is … Continue reading

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Going up a mountain 

Hey Everyone!  This afternoon I went for a drive, and decided to go to Mt Saint Helens. Today ended up being a stormy autumn day, and only got stormier the further up I went. While it was good for thinking, … Continue reading

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Over Night Beach Trip with the Bestie 

Hey Everyone! This past Sunday and Monday I spent at the beach with my best friend and her family. I kinda crashed her family’s beach trip, but they were all cool with it. I got to spend time with the … Continue reading

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