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Disneyland: The Trip of a Lifetime.

I’m so so so so so thankful for this experience. Not a day goes by that I don’t feel overwhelmed by the amazingness of that trip, the memories, the way it all fell together. I don’t care how much it … Continue reading

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The Things I Take For Granted.

This post somewhat echoes the sentiment of being thankful for reliable transportation. This morning, when I left the house with maybe a minute to spare (5:50am, headed to a workout), the garage door stopped halfway shut. And crooked. And it … Continue reading

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My schedule: the best of both worlds?

This term (and continuing through the academic year) I am doing an internship (16 weekly hours), taking classes (7 credit hours) and being mom, wife, chef, chauffeur, house cleaner extraordinaire and hopefully person. This actually looks worse than it is … Continue reading

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Clackamas Physical Conditioning.

File this under me being thankful for my health (and my ability–to see, to hear, to touch, taste, feel). And then add to that. I’m thankful for optimum health. I’m thankful for my fitness. I’m thankful for being comfortable in … Continue reading

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Washer and Dryer.

This morning as we headed downtown to celebrate a birthday with some family time and Indian food, I noticed a lady waiting for the bus with a laundry basket full of clothes and detergent. Yeah. I am so very thankful … Continue reading

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Dependable, Quality Childcare.

Without help (paid or otherwise) with our girls, our world would stop. I would not be in school. I would not be the best mom I could be. Without good childcare, I would not be able to breeze through my … Continue reading

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Portland, Oregon: Put A Bird On It

I love Portland. I love that I grew up here. I love that I’m raising my kids here. I love that it’s weird. I love the small town-big city vibe. I love the people. I love the local businesses. I … Continue reading

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Starbucks Via + Heavy Whipping Cream = My Get-Up-and-Go

I think the day during which we “gain” an hour is appropriate to express my thanks for number one vice: caffeine. At the moment it most often takes the form of instant coffee with a generous helping of heavy cream. … Continue reading

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Quiet weekends.

You know that feeling, when your Saturday is coming to a close, and your stomach drops a little at the thought of another crazy week? And then you remember that tomorrow is Sunday. And that your Sunday is free!* That. … Continue reading

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Four Oregon Seasons.

It seems each year I am more appreciative of the ebb and flow seasons give to life. I couldn’t imagine living somewhere without green, without color, without change, without rain. I am an Oregonian born and bred. My lineage in … Continue reading

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