An Epic Oregon Adventure

After a few rainy days of exploring Portland and discovering its weirdness, it was time for an epic Oregon adventure. I had read about their magnificent waterfalls, fairylands tucked into deep thick forests, and amazing coastline and beaches. The opposite could be found in Bend, located in the high desert to the east. Ski resorts... Continue Reading →

How to Beat Mid-Afternoon Slump

Everyone has been hit by mid-afternoon slump but most don't know how to beat it. Yesterday my body experienced a perfect storm of exhaustion; a few sleepless nights and a food coma crash after lunch while a low-pressure system with unsettled weather rolled in. Super sleepy, my heavy head slumped. I had so much to... Continue Reading →

Fake Summer is Killing Me

As much as I love summer, its fake relative is killing me this weekend. You know what I'm talking about; the stretch of a couple gorgeous days in spring that beckon us outdoors to engage in summer activities after a long winter of hibernation Yeah, that. It's supposed to reach 80 degrees today. My body... Continue Reading →

What Makes Portland Weird?

Have you heard that Portland, Oregon is weird? I have. Portlanders are proud of their motto, Keep Portland Weird. I was curious and traveled there for my birthday. What I discovered was pretty dang strange. 18 signs of weirdness in Portland: The Freakybuttrue Peculiarium. Caught in Portland's weird culture at a strange museum. An indoor... Continue Reading →

Travel Tips and Tricks for Your Next Trip!

I discovered these travel tips and tricks while traveling a ton last year. Say that three times fast. I thought I'd share my favorites. Oh, man, now I'm rhyming. These tips save time, help with packing, and have made traveling so much more enjoyable. Travel season is almost upon us! I hope to travel again soon if Danny... Continue Reading →

A Very Foolish Easter Prank!

When I found out Easter and April Fools' Day would collide this year, I had to prank everyone to make them look foolish. To even the score, I planned to dress up as a foolish Easter bunny. Oh, those best-laid plans that pave my way to hell. I arrived in the mountains to celebrate Easter weekend but forgot... Continue Reading →

Dogs Have Bad Hair Days Too!

I've had bad haircuts. One was so bad, I looked like I had ears like a dog! This photo was taken on an especially wild hair day. I'll admit our Bichon, Roxy, had become a shaggy dog. I had the perfect plan. After returning from a vacation at Lake Tahoe, I'd pick her up from... Continue Reading →

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