Category Archives: bicycling

Happy Birthday to Niche Consulting LLC

A year ago today I started my own sustainable design consulting company, Niche Consulting LLC. So my baby company is one year old today! Happy Birthday, Niche! For Niche, like for most start-up companies – and most human babies for … Continue reading

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Day 8: Walls, Windows & Models

On day 8 of Yestermorrow‘s Tiny House Design-Build course we spent our morning on the job site getting the rest of the walls raised. A couple people have been especially enjoying the design portion of the class so they’ve hunkered … Continue reading

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My Storage Locker

During my first year of graduate school I gained access to a locker in the urban planning building, which was a big help. I was living 7 miles from campus in the Cully neighborhood and commuting downtown by bike or … Continue reading

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Simple Living vs. Intentional Living

  This post has been lingering in draft mode, but I feel compelled to share it today because I just read Kate Goonight’s post on Naj Haus called Doing Justice to Complexity. It resonated with me because she writes about … Continue reading

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Bridge Side Blues

Every time I bike home from downtown I pass two memorials. Every day I think about two people whom I never met. I know I’m not alone in remembering them, but today it was nice to see that someone else … Continue reading

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Pedalpalooza ADU & Tiny House Tour Recap

Yesterday was an epic day of small houses. Kimber and I coordinated the Pedalpalooza Accessory Dwelling and Tiny House Tours all in one day so that people who are interested in both tours could visit a variety of small spaces. It … Continue reading

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Pedalpalooza ADU & Tiny House Tours on Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Last year, in conjunction with Orange Splot, I coordinated the Pedalpalooza Accessory Dwelling Tour and Tiny House Tour, which each drew around 100 riders. This year I’m co-coordinating with Kimber, who has completed the Oregon Tradeswoman pre-apprenticeship program and now … Continue reading

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Sunshine for Bike to PSU Challenge Kick Off

Last May Day it was pouring as the Bike to PSU Challenge kicked off. This was disappointing since I was committed to Biking Rain or Shine. Others weren’t so brave and my bike was the only one in the racks … Continue reading

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Hello, Ford District

A couple weeks ago I started a new job, as the Planning & Communications Coordinator for the Ford District, and I’m thoroughly loving it! I found out about the opportunity at the end of last term when Mike Tevis of … Continue reading

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Sunshine, Ice Cream, Bike Lights & Everything That’s Wonderful

Today was utterly gorgeous. One of those February days that makes you feel like you’ve been resuscitated. After a long winter that first fresh breath of sunshine is just what we all need psychologically to remember that we can make … Continue reading

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