Only took 2.5 years 😉 ❤ Proud of the dude… I began to think he would be a wader, like his father, forever. But as a former lifeguard/swimming instructor, I refused to give up. Last summer: Earlier this summer: So close, but not quite there. But today was the day! 🙂 I knew he could… Continue reading The Day the Dog Finally Learned to Swim
Who said angst is only an emotion felt by teens? I’ve been feeling “angsty” as ever lately. I think it’s because I’ve been craving a real adventure. And I’m happy to say the plans for my great summer adventure of 2017 were solidified yesterday, on the solstice, no less! (Drumroll please) I’m bike touring the… Continue reading Summer Solstice Solution: The Answer to My Angst
Given the current Willamette Valley pollen count situation, I am naturally dreaming of refuge from these crazy allergies in the higher grounds of Central Oregon. Get me outta here! I feel like Bend is Eugene’s cool older brother. You know, the one who cuts math class to hit the slopes in his obnoxiously turquoise, over… Continue reading Take Me Back to Bend
These days I’m enjoying work. Want proof of how much of a true word nerd I am? I dedicated half a cork board as just an alphabetized place to stick sticky notes with words or phrases that catch my attention as I work on reading and writing grants. I find that if I just write down the… Continue reading These Days
A.K.A. Bird Nerd Paradise 🙂
No luck finding anything edible, but took some pics of the fungi we found.
Allow nature’s peace to flow into you the way sunshine flows into trees. –John Muir If you’ve never enjoyed a craft pale ale in the wilderness, I definitely recommend giving it a try. Tastes like freedom. 🙂 ❤