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When I Talk About Him..

Love is an abstract thought. It's having that one flash of courage to take a leap and dive into a beautiful ocean of warmth, adventure, and happiness.-LynnWe are coming up on three years of us being together and I have been thinking a lot lately. I talk about him, a lot. I have talked about... Continue Reading →

Guide To: Hiking Multnomah Falls

Some people succeed because they are destined, but most because they are determined. -Unknown     On June 23, 2017 my family and I were driving back from our vacation in Lincoln City, Oregon. We then got this crazy idea (that we have been trying to do for years) to hike up to the top... Continue Reading →

Running Off The Beaten Path

All my life I've tried to make everybody happy while I just hurt and hide; Waiting for someone to tell me it's my turn to decide- Sara Bareillis I have decided to get serious with my health and fitness. I've never been a good runner, but I've found that running is kind of my thing because when... Continue Reading →

Loving Someone With Depression

Depression is when you don't control your thoughts, they control you. When I was fifteen years old I was diagnosed with depression. I had dealt with the death of my grandparents and my best friend, along with years of bullying. After four years, one town, and my high school graduation, I've learned how to help... Continue Reading →


I think I've never met a more loving and accepting community. While searching for people to interview, Nina messaged me and came to me as a small part of the LGBT+ community- asexuality. As an asexual,  she can be seen as invisible. Not a lot of people understand asexuality, so she is here to spread... Continue Reading →

Those Who Matter Don’t Mind

Be who you are and say what you feel, Because those who mind don't matter And those who matter don't mind.- Dr. Seuss Writing about other people is easy, they give you their story and you write it out, but writing your own story is difficult. Who am I? What am I doing in life? ... Continue Reading →


Diane is an ally, and a religious ally at that. I've asked her to answer a few questions for me about the LGBT+ community and her part in it. Here are some of her answers. What made you realize that you were an ally? Were you always one? If not, what changed your perspective? I... Continue Reading →


*disclaimer, if you can't stand LGBT+ Dont read this* “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding...Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” -Martin Luther King Jr If you know me, you know that I'm not afraid... Continue Reading →

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