Boise: A Week of “Firsts”

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Breathe In. Breathe Out. Before I begin, I would like to pause and reflect…. If I could sum up this week in one sentence it would be: “Cherishing the moments that make life worth living.” I’m not sure if it’s … Continued

Idaho: New Beginnings

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Lots of sunshine mixed with a few spotted rain showers, some laughter mixed with bouts of song, and a solid one thousand five hundred and fourteen point 7 miles later, we arrived at our new home in Boise!     … Continued

Road Trip: Boise, Idaho

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Boise Boise has turned out to be fantastic choice as a stopping point on our way back to Columbia. It’s a shockingly clean, bike friendly city with a friendly vibe. We all (even Gabe) like it so much, we’re already … Continued

Oregon: Week 13 Reflections

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The nightmare has finally ended and I feel awakened. Eugene, we will, without a doubt, miss you NOT. I think the feelings were mutual considering that Oregon has been gnawing away at us for the last 3 months. Late Sunday … Continued

Oregon: Week 12 Reflections

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Saturday I was happy to get an early start to the weekend after working a short, 5 hour day on Saturday. It worked out perfectly too because I didn’t have to miss Eric’s Birthday Bike Ride. Score! Plus, it was … Continued

Oregon: Week 11 Reflections

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Sunday Cottage Grove, OR We started the weekend off right with a 20 mile ride through the lovely nearby town of Cottage Grove. The Row (sounds like cow) River Trail is a hidden gem. This roughly 16 mile, paved cycle … Continued

Oregon: Week 10 Reflections

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Unless you find laundry, cleaning, and grocery shopping riveting blog material, you more than likely don’t want to hear about my overly exciting weekend. I do however have a funny story to share. As I’ve annoyingly mentioned on several occasions … Continued

Oregon: Week 7-9 Reflections

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As some of you have noticed, I have not been doing a very good job keeping up with the blog the past several weeks. As much as I would like to blame it on busy weekend getaways, life happenings, or … Continued