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Just Simply Alice’s Life Lessons

After an adventure, Just Simply Alice enjoys creating a reflective list of life lessons. Of course, sometimes the life lesson is all about perspective.

MBMBaM Live Show: A Portland Fundraising Success

MBMBaM Live Show: A Portland Fundraising Success

My Brother My Brother and Me (MBMBaM) is a weekly comedy/advice podcast by the McElroy brothers.  On March 18th, 2017 I wanted to do more than attend the Portland MBMBaM Live Show. Inspired by the amazing MBMBaM community the McElroy brothers have cultivated, I wanted to give back in a major way. And with only 2 weeks to plan, my seedling of an idea unexpectedly flourished into a bountiful success.

MBMBaM Live Show: A Portland Fundraising Success

With help from The Sweet Baby Sisters, the Portland My Brother My Brother and Me (MBMBaM) community raised $869 for Portland Homeless Family Solutions, had a successful letter writing campaign, and spread those good good vibes. This blog is to capture my incredible experience with the MBMBaM Live Show, describe The Sweet Baby Sisters’ origin story, and highlight many lessons learned during my whirlwind of an adventure.  ...READ MORE...

2016 Camping Life Lessons

2016 Camping Life Lessons

A list of camping life lessons I created in 2016 after a fun large group campout in Coos Bay, Oregon.  

2016 Camping Life Lessons

Just Simply Alice’s Camping Preparations

-Always bring something to share. (Well, something that people would want.)
-You don’t need your wallet when in the middle of the woods.
-Bring lots of Q-tips if you plan to mud wrestle.  ...READ MORE...

2016 Road Trip Life Lessons

2016 Road Trip Life Lessons

A list of road trip life lessons I discovered during a road trip with my friend who was moving from the east to west coast in summer of 2016. I joined the last half of the road trip from Colorado to California.

2016 Road Trip Life Lessons

Just Simply Alice’s Observations

-Camelbacks are also great for staying hydrated during road trips.
-It is possible to survive driving through the desert without AC.
-While driving on the extraterrestrial highway in Nevada, you will probably see a UFO (i.e. a flying object you cannot identify). You may also hear strange loud noises. ...READ MORE...