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Monday

10.5.20

Today I took some time off work in the morning and went on a two-hour urban hike with my beastie. It was beautiful. The leaves are turning. The Fall is here. Fall is my favorite season here in Oregon since winters do not have snow. When I was living in Alaska it was winter. I loved -40F and deep snow…

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heather lake
Monday

7.23.18

What a wonderful life it is when you are on vacation. The true vacation for me is not going to touristy destinations surrounded by a lot of people. The true vacation for me is finding a secluded spot or a hike that is less traveled and submerging into experiences that nature has to offer. Today I went on a hike…

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Tuesday

7.16.18

Today was a mixed bag if I’ve seen one. First I was gently woken up at 5 am by my dog sitting silently by my head watching me sleep. A bit eery if you ask me. Why is it that the silent stares tend to wake you up when you can literally sleep through the sound of a canon? Although…

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Thursday

7.5.18

Yesterday we ventured to Washington because I wanted to hike Siouxon Creek trail. On the way there before taking the turn of the highway we were welcomed by Google Lady to WA. Nice touch Google. The trail was beautifully accompanied by the creek with it’s swimming holes of most beautiful blue-green water and waterfalls. (see it on Instagram). However, to…

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Tuesday

5.29.18

Today we went to our favorite trail, Bayocean. This trail is located by Tillamook and is a part of a ghost town that disappeared some time ago. Founded by T.B. Potter in 1906, the town was sold and resold few times and finally become forgotten and obliterated by 1960. There is no trace of it left except one open space where you…

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Wednesday

1.10.18

Wednesday the hump day. Not my favorite. Thursday is. The weekend is closer and Fridays are always easy. This week is the last week of freedom for me. My last semester in Graduate school starts next Thursday. I already cannot wait for it to be over. Have to get through comprehensive exams though. I am very nervous as I am…

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forest park
Monday

1.8.18

Vacation is over and as always it always feels that it was not enough time to decompress. The first week you are just trying to get used to the idea that you don’t have to go to the office and the second week just flies too quickly. My time off was mellow and off key. I spend a wonderful 2 days with my…

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Friday

6.9.17

Opee and I went to Forest Park couple of days ago for a hike. It was the middle of the week, and I was lucky enough to get some days off, so off we went on an adventure. The beautiful thing about hiking in the middle of the week here in Oregon is that no one else is on the trail.…

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Friday

5.26.17

I have not written in a while. Got too busy and my mind was stuck on performance at work rather than my personal interests. I hate when this happens when work eats all of your energy and mental capacity. When you come home so exhausted that doing anything but going on a walk with the Piglet or watching Netflix is…

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Saturday

5.14.17

It rains in Oregon. A lot. In fact, rain is Oregon’s middle name and last name. I don’t like rain, but here I am, living in Oregon and complaining about the rain. I suspect most of the Oregonians do the same — complain about the rain. Today not only did it rain, but it also hailed. Little round balls of white.…

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