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Year: 2018

The Dilemma of Food Waste

I felt myself slightly horrified the other day, while overhearing random conversations in the office. It made me realize a few things too, the generational differences between baby boomers and millennials (I am an elder millennial apparently), and the costs verses waste predicament when it comes to food. What exactly did I over hear? “I would rather spend $1.97 for 2 gallons of milk and dump out a gallon of milk if I couldn’t drink…

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Short Oregon Trip

In September, we took a short trip (exactly 3 days), to visit my father and his future wife. I haven’t seen him in about 8 years and was extremely nervous for the most part. I took the Fiance with me as a way to get him introduced to that part of the family. The trip went better than expected. Between visiting family, I took him around to some of my favorite childhood things and we…

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Meet Willow

Willow came to live with us in August. She’s about 8 months old now, loves yarn, loves giving her people love nips, and is best friends with her brother Tyr. I thought Smudge would be happy to have another feline friend, but she’s not really bonded with her. Instead, Smudge will walk up to Willow, grumble at her, and then walk away. I guess they don’t fight, so it’s not the end of the world?…

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A Week For Myself

With how busy things have been between family and work the last four months, I haven’t taken much time for myself. Not from a vacation standpoint. So, I took this week off. It’s something I think is important to do. The last few times that I’ve had time off, it was for something that was happening, going on, or I was needed elsewhere. When I think about that and what little time I give to…

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