Oregon Lifestyle

Summer Solstice Solution: The Answer to My Angst

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

Oregon Lifestyle

Take Me Back to Bend

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

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Smorgasbord – Weekend Recaps #23-24 & Marathon Training Week 7 Recap

Hey, hey. Not gunna lie, the past two weeks have been rough and tough and emotionally exhausting. Stress at work, a minor ankle/foot/heel injury that is finally feeling healed, exhaustion. Super fun, right? I don’t feel like typing politics, but the political climate is the broader context in which the personal craziness has occured. I… Continue reading Smorgasbord – Weekend Recaps #23-24 & Marathon Training Week 7 Recap