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Relocate: In Portland now

The journey continues. Now I will be channeling creativity and sustainability in spectacular Oregon!

Just getting started right outside the Portland area:

Etna to Ashland (mile 1726)

Just a quick note to let you know that I have made it to Ashland with a couple of major milestones reached : Moved into triple digits for the number of miles left to go till I reach the Canadian border (933 miles as I write this post) I passed the 1700 mile mark from Mexico I am out of California and in Oregon!!!!! 76 more words

Northern California

Bagby Hot Springs quite by accident

We had quite the accidental adventure this weekend. Todd and I headed up the mountain to Mcneil, a quiet campground we enjoy that doesn’t take reservations and is rarely busy. 622 more words


Florida St. tops Amway's Preseason College Football Poll

And here I thought you could only get your basic household products from Amway. It turns out you can also get some strong opinions about just who may be the baddest College Football team in the world! 179 more words


Fight or Flight

There’s a mural outside of A & J’s Barbershop on Seventh Avenue. Painted in small letters on a black background next to an unassuming afro-ed African-American is a message: “We welcome,” it reads, “people of any nationality, sexual orientation, religion and race.” 2,263 more words


Full Circle

I started the Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE) program at a pivotal point in my life in 2006.  Desperately needing to experience something different than my cushy 9 to 5 cube and suburban dream, I left it all behind and posted up in the great northwest.   645 more words


Ore. beer recalled for bubbling in the bottle

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Bend brewery has issued a voluntary recall of a sour, fruit beer it calls Swill after reports of beer gushing from bottles and one bottle breaking. 89 more words