Monthly Archives: July 2012

{ friends are friends }

I introduce you some our friends: A little ‘flat’ but all fun!

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{ Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge : in June }

Oregon Ash. We’ve talked about seeing Oaks Bottom, a beautiful wildlife refuge just few blocks away form our home, every month and notice. Notice how things change.  The plants, the trees, the sights, the smells, the water, the wildlife.  There … Continue reading

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a different walk

Our walks have changed. We look inside flowers more. We wonder if this one could be one of our bees, or what that bee is doing? How does it move? How full her legs are with pollen? Is it more … Continue reading

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Song of the Builders

By Mary Oliver in her book Why I Wake Early I found this poem I really liked.  Like her other words, I’d like to share this with you. Song of the Builders On a summer morning I sat down on … 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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Book Review :: Grow Cook Eat

I received a copy of Grow Cook Eat : A Food Lover’s Guide to Vegetable Gardening from the publisher.   Written by Willi Galloway  and published by Sasquatch Books.  I am loving it. Do you see all these sticky notes? It’s one of those … Continue reading

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[ a summer quilt : 100 % recycled ]

Back in May, when we had a couple of sunny days I decided ‘we needed’ a summer quilt.  Because you know, people ‘need’ different quilts for different rooms, beds, people and of course, for different seasons! So when I looked at my shelf … Continue reading

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