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Hello friends, Today is my last day in Portland, OR. It’s bittersweet to leave such a beautiful city. Where else can you find towering Douglas-firs adjacent to exceptional food carts? I also don’t know of any other place that offers so many urban trails all within the city limits. I’ve been exploring them these last couple days and they’re awesome. Starting last week, I was graced with the presence of a gentlemen… Read More

Hello Friends, I made it to Portland and I’ve been here for almost a week. It’s been great catching up with old friends and exploring new parts of the city. Let’s not forget about the amazing donuts this city has to offer too. I’m partial to Blue Star myself. As for what I have been up to, well my friend Ben has kept me busy. One morning, we woke up early to… Read More

Hello friends, As I type, I am comfy cozy on a couch, warm by the nearby fire, in the countryside of Wisconsin. Maybe you’re wondering why I’m not in Minneapolis? Well, for President’s/Valentine’s Day weekend, some girlfriends and I decided to escape the city and enjoy a quiet weekend in the woods. There is a no more romantic way to spend Valentine’s weekend than by snowshoeing across the lake, doodling, playing board… Read More

This is Eloise Butler’s native prairie, which is full of wildflowers and bumblebees! Hello friends, good news! I am officially a published writer. A start-up organization called RootsRated has hired me to write about the hiking trails near Minneapolis. They are a great resource if you are in a new city and want to find a good local hiking trail or restaurant. My first article is about The Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden… Read More

So, Portland… Hello friends, I hope all of you are well. I am back in Minneapolis and enjoying myself. One of the first things I did when I got back into town was watch the Minneapolis River Rats Water Ski Team perform a Star Wars show on the Mississippi. I had never seen a ski show before and was surprised at how brave the water skiers were. The Star Wars puns were… Read More