Monthly Archives: June 2012

:: the last game ::

Our first baseball season ended.  It ended with a very happy player, filled with energy, new skills and mostly new friends. The three of us dressed with our red Red Rockets t-shirt, ready for the game.  The weather was mixed, … Continue reading

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:: this moment ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and … Continue reading

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:: loop baseball :

In our household, we are up for any baseball!

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:: brother love ::

For Siena’s birthday Lucas had a plan. The day we were downtown at the Starlight Parade, Lucas and Mark went to Powell’s Bookstore while we waited.  I guess Lucas found this book in the shelf there. He asked Mark what … Continue reading

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:: 10 times around the sun ::

Two digits. Siena has been saying ‘she’s almost 10′ since last year, a long time ago.  She’s been waiting. And now she’s 10. Ten. T- E – N! Yesterday morning, around 6:30am, 1o years ago, she was born here in Portland. … Continue reading

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:: a special gesture ::

Few days before Lucas’s last game, two of his older friends gave him their too-small-for -them baseball pants.  It was a very special gesture, that Lucas treasures.  It’s a mix of having new pants to wear (even though might be … Continue reading

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[ strawberry picking + making ]

Last week we went to pick strawberries at a local farm. I think this year, brings the best tasting strawberries I’ve tried in a long time! We tried the raspberries. While the bees are enjoying this stage of the plants, us … Continue reading

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:: spring cleaning ::

We decided to clean up our boxes.  You know, those boxes from the basement and the attic or the back in the closet.  Those boxes we’ve had around for a long time.  They’ve been moved from the basement to the attic. … Continue reading

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[ Schwenke y Nilo ]

Remembering one of my favorite groups of music I grew up listening in Chile, Schwenke & Nilo.  All through high school and college and even living here in the US, I’ve carried my old CDs, trying to keep a little bit of … Continue reading

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:: this moment ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and … Continue reading

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