Reflections on 2017

12.11.2017

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 January it …

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Holiday Bucket List 2017

12.1.2017

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 I …

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Fall Bucket List 2017

09.15.2017

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 or should's …

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Summer Bucket List 2017

05.29.2017

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 these are time-honored traditions …

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OSCON 2017

05.15.2017

Highlights

There's a ton of content in this post, including a lot of links to even more content. Here's the good stuff, if you want to skip the gory details.

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Running My First Half Marathon

04.22.2017

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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A Curly Girl's Guide to Dandruff

03.29.2017

It's embarrassing, it's itchy, it's everywhere. I've had dandruff since I was a teenager, and as my personal care routine has evolved to suit my body's needs my dandruff has stubbornly persisted. When I was shampooing every day? Dandruff. When I went months without shampooing? Dandruff. Tea tree oil? Dandruff …

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