Twilight Tuesdays

I have been so lucky these past few weeks, I’ve gotten to meet so many cool people, see so many awesome  animals, and I’ve gotten to go to the zoo not once, but three times!   When we started this internship I didn’t know we’d be going...

This is how we write

The writing process     Every week we must write a blog, and every week we have the same process of procrastination: Jhonny finishes his by Saturday morning, latest. I finish mine by Sunday night or Monday at 8 am. And Jazzy, well, we’re lucky if Jasmine finishes hers by Monday...

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Have I mentioned how our weekends have turned into workends? Well, they have.   Fortunately for us, we spent this Saturday at a birthday bash. We celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Beach Bill. This bill is instrumental in the maintenance and structure of the Oregon...

When everything seems to be going right, something’s gotta go wrong

I got paid early this week, so obviously, that meant I had money for one more day than usual.   Unfortunately for me, I have student loans; all my extra money went to Navient.   WARNING: The two following paragraphs contains financial jargon. I have probably misused terms, forgive...

This is why we can’t have nice things

We got a Frisbee for the house.   Not just any Frisbee, a Smokey Bear Frisbee, a bight green Smokey Bear Frisbee. The whole house was excited, all 8 adults living in the Sutton 8 housing were excited about this FREE Frisbee we got from work.   Well today, on...

An Ode to Beach Sand

Oh, dear sand! You tiny grains of volcanic matter. Erosive forces wore you down until you were no longer one piece, but thousands specks of quartz, covering the beaches   And now, you are in my shoes And between my toes…behind my ears And in my hair   I’ve washed my socks at...

Natural Distractions

There are more sunny days these past two weeks than there were in all of March, April, and May combined. The coast has changed, but the beauty of the oceans and the beaches continues. We set up hammocks on our back deck (5 so far)....