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September

We’re in-between seasons. And it’s the most beautiful mix of the best of the two. The days aren’t too short yet. The afternoons are sunny, warm–even hot! The mornings are crisp and cool. The leaves are so barely changing that … Continue reading

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Up, up and away

A rare post calls for an extraordinary occurrence. In this case, that would be an expanse of time (five days and four nights to be exact) relieved from my mother and wife-ly duties. I am currently traveling down south (Texas … Continue reading

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Happy and Hard.

Oh that’s quite the title isn’t it? But really, it’s a good description of the past few weeks. Maybe add “crazy” except that’s just a given at this point I think. People tell me how busy I/we are, or how … Continue reading

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Seven Minutes.

I have seven free minutes this Saturday morning, as I sit at my computer and drink tea while Dot watches Sprout (a rare occurrence, indeed, I don’t even know the channel number!) and the other two sleep. I’ve thrown some … Continue reading

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Winter in the Pacific Northwest.

Around here, it’s the hardest time of year Waking up, the days are even gone The collar of my coat Lord help me, cannot help the cold The raindrops sting my eyes I keep them closed. Lyrics from “Before it … Continue reading

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Four Oregon Seasons.

It seems each year I am more appreciative of the ebb and flow seasons give to life. I couldn’t imagine living somewhere without green, without color, without change, without rain. I am an Oregonian born and bred. My lineage in … Continue reading

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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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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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