Spring Bucket List 2018


Spring is nearly here! With warmer, longer days on the horizon I'm dreaming of all the outdoor, evening-time activities we can start doing again. And in a new city! I'm moving to Seattle in a week, which means this Spring will involve a lot of exploring new places ...

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-23- 8 Things I Learned This Year


Happy Valentine's Day! Today is my 23rd birthday, and to celebrate I wanted to reflect on what I had learned in the last year. As I wrote during my recent new years post, this last year has not been the most exciting year, and I'm honestly a little ...

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Reflections on 2017


What a year! I know so many people talk about how quickly time moves, but for me this year (and most years) feel more like decades. I'm not sure why time moves so slowly for me (and I'm certainly not sad about it!), but thinking back to last ...

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Holiday Bucket List 2017


I've had a lot of fun writing bucket lists for each season this year (summer, fall), and for Winter I need some things to look forward to more than ever. There are tons of fun Portland Christmas things to do, some of which are traditions with my family that ...

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Fall Bucket List 2017


What a summer! As we say hello to crisp mornings, plaid scarves, and cinnamon-spiced treats, I wanted to take a moment to review my Summer Bucket List and create a new bucket list for Fall. Like my summer list, this isn't a to-do list. There are no have-to's ...

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Summer Bucket List 2017


Inspired by Joy the Baker, I'm making a Summer Bucket List. I don't like the idea of have-to's or should's, but I do like the idea of heading into the summer with answers to the question "What should we do on this beautiful day?". Many of ...

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Running My First Half Marathon


This last Monday, I had a Really Good Workout. I have no idea what I did differently, or which stars were aligned, but I was able to do more work than I typically do, in less time, and felt energetic and good while doing it. I was telling Eli about ...

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