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Happy New Year!

2021 was definitely not what anyone expected, nor was 2020. 2022 here we are! The last 2 years have taught me SO much. The last three and a half years taught me so much more. What’s important. What’s not important. What deserves my energy and time, what does not. So many losses, so many gains. […]

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It finally is snowing good. Love where we live and it’s snowing in town too. We went to town and got to pull out a kid stuck in the ditch. It took two of us In diesels to pull out a diesel stuck. We did our good deed for the day.

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Merry Christmas 🎄

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Our first Christmas in our new home where we actually get snow and often. Gotta love it ❄️

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Feelings 💰🌲🏡🚽✈️💬

I don’t know why, but I am having such a wanderlust to go somewhere new and experience something new and to honestly take time for myself and to learn more about myself. Or is it just that I am anxious and so ready to be done living in our camper? It’s been since July 1st […]

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Re-Share from last year: What Independence Means To Me 🧠🖤

Happy Independence Day! I have always done fun trips back to when we would do the 4th at Lake Tapps every year to our family friends amazing lakeside home, it was such a blast! For the past years we have usually went to the woods or a friends neighborhood to celebrate. We don’t talk to […]

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So Thankful For My Husbands 4 Years Of Sobriety

I’m thankful everyday but today I am SO thankful. 4 years. Happy 4 years Chris, I cannot explain how happy and proud of him I am. While the journey has not been easy, it’s been worth it. I’m so thankful I got my DUI 3 months after he got sober which led to my sobriety […]

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Jack & Betty, my beloved grandparents

My grandma and grandpa Mortensen were amazing. My grandpa was a WW2 veteran who served in the navy. His ship was shot down and he survived. He lost a lung and had other trauma like being lost out at sea for some time. He was a tough old man. My grandma worked in a garden […]

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No.7 The Adventurer- Enneagram

I first learned about the enneagram when I went to the Weekends counseling that I did In California with Elyse Snipes. She had emailed us a link to the preferred test to take and so I took it and brought the results with me to my weekend of counseling. This sparked my interest into something […]

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Oregon Road Trip

An Oregon road trip for my 40th birthday and our 3 year Anniversary in our home state. Alvord Desert, The Painted Hills, Crater Lake, Crane Hot Springs, Bend, Sisters

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40 Forty Years Of Lessons, 41 months of sobriety

This blog post idea is from a hike I did with therapist Elyse Snipes in California at her weekends event. There were a certain amount of stops and viewpoints along the hike and we took our age and divided it by the number of stops and at each spot were to reflect on that age […]