Monday

1.27.20

I came home from work early only to find out that my dog is laying by the window observing the shitty weather that we had for months now and refusing to go outside. I can’t say I blame him. It’s shitty — raining and cold. What I am wondering about is how long can he last without doing his business.…

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Friday

2.3.20

I love lists! Today tasks are easy: ditch work walk the dog change oil in the car (it has been a year) walk the dog again wine and dine read sleep Some days are more exciting than others.  Over the holidays are actually went to all the parties on the schedule. It was great fun (except for driving 10 mi…

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Wednesday

1/2/20

Well, 2020 is here. Next decade in progress. Big expectations? I don’t like to set goals for new years. You should not have to wait until new years eve to set them. They should be a part of your normal life. If I do set a goal it is only one. This way it is actually achievable. For me anyway.…

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Friday

12.20.19

Christmas vacation has arrived for me. I am off for two weeks. These weeks are shaping up to be rainy and grey. Not the best conditions to enjoy the great outdoors as I planned to do. It’s been a week and a half of rain already and I am so longing for a patch of blue sky however brief. Time…

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Monday

12.10.19

The rainy season is finally here. According to my Google lady, it is supposed to rain non stop for at least 2 weeks. The difficult part is not the rain though. Rain gear can fix that. The difficult part is grey skies. Just like in Alaska the dark fucks with your brain here it is the grey. Might be the…

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Friday

12.6.19

Need to learn how to run in the rain. It will be raining for the rest of the winter so there you go. I have been sacking on running because I really hate running at work and today I want to leave work early so I can urban hike with my pooch. Work is slow and I have to get…

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Tuesday

12.3.19

Winter is: rain and raincoat scarves and hats sweaters walking in a fog freshly baked bread hot borsch hot cocoa hot tea red wine and port cozy blankets hiking with no one on the trails iced ponds slowed time books for pleasure occasional snow naked trees muddy shoes hidden mice walking in the dark

Monday

12.2.19

It’s December already. Winter is here to stay. It’s cold in the mornings and everything is frosty. But it is offset by the sun in the afternoon. Hopefully, this trend will continue. I just had a 5 day of the weekend because of Thanksgiving. It was lovely although I did not get out of town which I should have done.…

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Tuesday

11.5.19

It’s November — my least favorite part of Fall. The trees have lost almost all leaves and whatever is left on their branches turned into brownish dirty orange. I always get depressed in November and April as they are dirty transitions into a new season. November is full of dull colors and April of mud. I don’t have the motivation…

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Friday

10.18.19

Yesterday I have connected with an old friend from Alaska on Facebook (of all places). The friend was surprised that I have left Alaska for Oregon and asked what it is I am doing here. That made me think. What exactly am I doing in Oregon? I could tell him about my job but really is this the right answer?…

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