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  • Misc

    Volunteering Roundup

    Every other week or so of SIP, Katie tells me about her new volunteer event. I encouraged her to share her experiences & the opportunities others can also partake in during…

  • Misc

    Summer Solstice Hike

    Week 13 of Day in the Life: Katie Shelters At Home covers 2 of my favorite topics: summer and hiking. Yet my only comment to Katie’s guest post would be: TFTI…

  • Fremont Older Preserve

    Social Distancing Hikes in the Bay Area

    After shelter-in-place orders were enforced, it seemed like Katie was going on a hike every other day (more than her usual hiking quota). This guest post, Week 6 of Day in the…

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    Misc Travel Work

    What’s in my wallet?

    Week 5 of the Day in the Life: Katie Shelters At Home series is as fun as money talk can get. When guest author Katie first pitched the idea, I originally wasn’t interested but…

  • My salt scrub recipe on Pinterest

    2017 website stats

    Decided to see how this site did in its first year as I was collecting EOY website stats at work. I started it Jan 1 and wrote 8 (measly) posts over…

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    New website.. 4 years later

    Finally! Finally got around to updating this site. I’ve been telling myself for the last 4 years to get a new layout & actually start using this space. Migrating to a CMS was easier than I thought and…