Category Archives: Portland

Mid-summer is a brief reprieve.

Ahhhhh, a post. This is what I’ve been longing to do for days now. Weeks? How long has it been? Time is slipping through my fingers as usual. Our recent weekend adventures that involve days of prepping the week before … Continue reading

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Family Biking Conundrum.

When I was a kid, biking was a given. My parents had bikes and before I could ride my own I rode in a seat on the back of theirs. I watched my siblings (I have three younger ones) rotate … Continue reading

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A nice day.

Sometimes a nice day is just exactly what one needs. Not a fantastic day, or even a great one; these often are sandwiched by build-ups and let-downs (or in the mom’s case clean-up). Too much grandiose calls for exhaustion. And … Continue reading

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In Progress.

There are few posts in progress (in my head). The holiday weekend is actually still in progress around here. Spring turning into summer is absolutely still in progress. Can someone tell the Portland weather that Memorial Day weekend has passed? … Continue reading

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Springly

More sun than clouds in the sky, no rain, and temps over fifty. It’s springtime in the Rose City! For me this means an extra spring in my step and re-introduction to all that exists beyond my doorstep. At the … Continue reading

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Superkids Resale and Twice Around the Block (consignment sales in portland, or)

This is only my second consignment “season” but I was surprised that these sales ended up on the same weekend. On my first go-round this past fall they were a week a part. Since I’m a buyer and not a … Continue reading

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Snow Day, 2011.

Here’s how a snow day works in Oregon. First, there is about a week of speculation ending with a day or two of near frenzied will-it-or-won’t-it, stock up on necessities, watch every airing of the news (or, in these technological … Continue reading

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Fingers crossed for snow.

There is a chance of a snow day tomorrow in the Portland area and everyone is one high alert! We haven’t had significant snow fall this year (and only one brief event last year) so it’s kind of a big … Continue reading

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