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An Afternoon at Multnomah Falls

Although moving to a brand new city can put you into a daze, the new found ability to explore parts of the country you’ve never seen before outweighs those feelings of being overwhelmed. 266 more words

City Living

Chicago Lake Front - Raise Money and Walk for Causes Important to You

With Fall almost over, the Chicago lake front events are winding down. With it’s vast walkways and vistas it is a great place for groups to have fund raising walks for causes near and dear to those who attend. 348 more words


You Are Never First

Long gone are my suburban days when I can run into the store for a quick pick up of something for dinner. Ditto for deciding to go out to dinner at that last minute on a Friday or Saturday night. 296 more words


Tuesday Tidbits

I know it’s Wednesday, I KNOW, but it feels like Tuesday because I barely managed to sleep.  You know that thing where you have a tiring day and you know the next day will be SUPER tiring, so you can’t fall asleep and then you inexplicably wake up at four a.m. 768 more words

My Addled Brain

The "L" or "El" Getting around Chicago on public transportation

The  “L” or “El”  –  In other big cities around the world, the core public train systems are known as subways, underground, metra rails, etc, with neat icon symbols marking their entrances. 370 more words


Geography Lessons

Or: Things I Learned By Getting A Car

1. Brooklyn is a beach town.

Queens, too.  Oh, and Staten Island. Brighton Beach/Coney Island and the Rockaways are accessible by public transit, yes, but by car they are ~45 minutes and I don’t have to schlep the stuff for three people plus, to one degree or another, those actual people using only my body.   428 more words

Mini Series: Week 4- Mini Eggs-pedition

Firstly I would like to point out that although just under the wire for this weeks post it is still on time! Secondly can we take a moment to appreciate the rather clever title! 579 more words

Margrets World!