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Helpless Hoping

Hello, internets, from Amtrak train 171, currently somewhere is gloriously green Virginia. There were some cows just now, and a heron in that tiny pond by the tracks where I often see a heron. 1,436 more words

The Bean

Look Up!

From an early age, our vision is “cued.” We perceive what we are looking at through size relationships, shadows, orientation, and a whole host of other interactions. 415 more words

City Living

Snow day updates

Hey, gang. Yes, I am still here. ETA Yes, I started this on the blizzard day and now things are melting and I still not editing it to any kind of a reasonable length. 2,252 more words

The Bean

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. 297 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