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Roadtripping Iowa to Oregon: By the Numbers

Happy Friday…TGIF, amiright? Just kidding, I feel like I’m on vacation everyday since I don’t have a job. A vacation where I don’t leave the house because I’m too afraid to spend money. I thought I’d give some #funfacts about my trip thus far. Well, it was a trip. Now it’s just life. Days in Portland: 8 Miles traveled: 1,945 Hours from departure to arrival: 44 hours Hours into the trip my phone died and I didn’t have a phone charger: 4 Number of times my mom told me I use too much data: a bajillion Age I should’ve gotten off…

I moved!

Guys. Hi. Big shit poppin’, little shit stoppin’. I have been gone so long, I had a slew of plugins to update and I don’t even know what any of them do (not that I did in the first place.) If you follow me on any social media platform, and I know you do because only my friends and family read this, you’ll know I’ve left the farm for greener pastures. It’s hard to find a place greener than Iowa (except right now with all your snow, suckasssssss), but Oregon could very well be the place. And that’s where I…

International Rose Test Garden

So, I mentioned in my last post that I recently spent a week in Portland. I knew nothing about it except that my ex-boyfriend wanted to fly me there for more reasons than I was willing to admit to myself and I’ve never been on the west coast, sooooooo of course I was all over it. One of the first things I read about Portland was that it is known as the City of Roses! What! I know about those! I love those! Apparently, the climate in Portland is super conducive to growing roses, and it definitely shows. Everyone has…