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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

Following Heather’s blog hop (from Beauty That Moves) I share here with you what happened in our kitchen this past week. “A weekly collection of photos from the center of my home.”       — Heather My best helpers in the kitchen. The pumpkin … Continue reading

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the salmon run

  As we have done for years, the visit to see the salmon run, is a must. But I don’t think we’ve ever gone seen the salmon in shorts and t-shirts.  This year has been warm.  A warm fall.  We … Continue reading

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Whittington Castle, Shropshire in England

One day our friends took us to see this castle, Whittington Castle, near Oswestry in north Shropshire. Whittington Castels is one of a chain of castles in the border with Wales, being the base of defense against them throughout the … Continue reading

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Hood River, Oregon

Just about an hour East of Portland, Hood River sits right along the Columbia River.  It is a beautiful town.  We have never stayed in Hood River, though we have passed through it, many, many dozens of times in the … Continue reading

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the meet

Yes, the meat of the meet.  (That has to be a saying or a joke, right?) Anyways.  The Swim Meet we went to a couple of weekends ago was the first one of the season, and a fun one. It … Continue reading

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Chester, Cheshire in England : Part 2

  In our walk around town, I stopped at Bollands tea store.  Hard to decide what to bring. But a small bag of Chester Breakfast Tea and Bollands Afternoon Tea made their way to my suitcase.  Something for the morning and I … Continue reading

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last week…

… went to Siena’s first swim meet of this year. And we had so much fun. … Lucas’s baseball games got cancelled because of the rain that seems to have arrived this fall.  We’ll have to wait until the spring to … Continue reading

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