Personal Finance

My Irresponsibility Fund

As frugal as I am, I still end up wasting large chunks of money every year. Contemporary advice about personal finance recognizes that everybody has a Latte Factor and encourages people to identify and eliminate it. They ask, what's your Latte Factor? In other words, what is something that you mindlessly spend money or energy… Continue reading My Irresponsibility Fund


Introduction to southern Oregon Soils

4/10/18 Soils Field Day Today’s field day introduced us to the soils that we’ll encounter in the surrounding area and how they relate to the vegetation. I’m excited to learn more about soil and geology over the next few months because the more I learn about the natural world, my connection with it expands. Recognizing… Continue reading Introduction to southern Oregon Soils

Travel Blog

Big Sur Trip

I was tired of the glare from Josh's increasingly pasty skin burning my eyes. Before moving, he was working in a warehouse and I believe the repercussions from that work combined with some winter gloom left him paler with each passing day. After we settled into Oregon, I decreed that we must head south to… Continue reading Big Sur Trip