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Amador County Fair

The Amador County Fair is something I’ve gone to many times in my childhood and we started going again since Bug was born. This quaint county fair has all the country charm you could ask for and usually turns into one big family reunion for my father’s side of the family (he was born and…

Moving Day: Phase 1

We knew our move from Sacramento to Portland was not going to be seamless. There were going to be phases to make it work out the best financially, as well as emotionally. When Chris got the job offer we immediately knew we needed to put in our 30-day notice on the apartment (we were fortunate…

Views

I just want to sit down in my kitchen with my beverage, look out the window, and watch my beautiful daughter run around the backyard. I want to sip the sweet nectar that is coffee/wine (depending on the time of day) and bask in it. But no, I get to sit in a run-down apartment…