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Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Tualatin Hills Nature Park

I used to begin my rucks from the house, but the idiots driving without concern for the safety of pedestrians has persuaded me to drive and park at a nature preserve. Enduring traffic noise and tension on the streets began to piss me off, downgrading the benefits and...
Sunday Deliberations

Sunday Deliberations

I need to get something straightened out in my mind, the urge, the inclination, the frequency of the premonition that I need to change my living situation to rejuvenate my life. If that means selling my house and downsizing my material footprint, then I expect to have...
Ribeye Blues

Ribeye Blues

I put the skillet on the burner, the front one, and turned up the gas to medium. I prefer cast iron skillets when bone-in ribeyes grace the menu. I ground a dozen peppercorns in a mortar and pestle and removed the cover to the sugar bowl in which I keep real salt, the...
Downsizing

Downsizing

I must reduce my footprint, the space in my home, and life in which possessions contribute nil to sustaining the momentum required in achieving my goals. Marie Kondo’s series on Netflix, “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,” acquainted me with the basics, and like her...