Monthly Archives: September 2012

:: this moment : now + then ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo (or two or three or four)– no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want … Continue reading

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:: summer ending ::

One of the last days before Mark went back to school, we had one more swim day out at the lake, with Mark. Thank you Michelle, again! What a fun way to end the summer.  

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:: the swifts in Portland ::

Our urban sledding this year, started with our visit to see the swifts. There were trials.  Combinations of all sorts. The long plastic sled, the round one. Solo, with two or three friends. Standing (this Mamá was more scared of … Continue reading

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:: right now : our garden ::

This is how our garden is looking like today.             I’ll share what we’ve been making inside soon.

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:: celebrating ::

Last weekend, we did the Race for the Cure walk. We celebrated my mom, who’s been a survivor for 11 years. We walked through downtown Portland. On a beautiful, amazing, clear, sunny Sunday morning.   So many people were there. … Continue reading

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: cowboys in town :

  The other day they played.     And they got help from Siena in getting horses.       And it wasn’t complete until they had everything a cowboy needs.   And the horses were tame.   It looked like fun.  And … Continue reading

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:: this moment : now + then ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo (or two or three or four)– no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want … Continue reading

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:: an art camp ::

Siena and Lucas went to an art camp this summer. They were so excited to show us what they made and did at the end of each day. It was a whole week on Peru. Everybody made a t-shirt with … Continue reading

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:: feliz 18 ::

Last weekend we also celebrated Chilean Independence Day.  It is today, but we are out of town, and we wanted to eat some good food anyways. My parents are visiting form Chile and made us a really good dinner. Ensalada … Continue reading

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:: urban sledding ::

I missed it yesterday.  I stayed home gardening with the end of a beautiful summer-like week, while the kids and some of their friends went ‘sledding’ this summer. This is a photo by our friend David.  (Thank you David for … Continue reading

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