Category Archives: Oregon

an autumn walk

We wanted to show these special people of ours the colors of this beautiful place in the fall.  The place we call home. And you know, everyone knows what to do when you are by a creek. (No one and nothing … 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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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 warm up

Last week we went to Siena’s first swim meet of the year.  It was not far from Portland, but we decided to make it a weekend and a little vacation out of it, and I am glad we did, because … Continue reading

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Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival, was last weekend. As I walked around the tables filled with beautiful and wonderful things, my heart opened when most often I was greeted with Please touch! signs throughout the space. Oh well, yes, thank … Continue reading

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a different point of view

This is how it went. Me: Hey! Look what I found! Lucas: What is that? Me: A cool rock. Lucas: Cool! Me: Look what I found! Siena: What is that? Me: A cool rock.  Can you smile? I can see … Continue reading

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spring in color

Spring is here and summer is about to arrive.  I love it when we have days of rain and then days with sunshine as any summer day would be.  And oh… the colors… the most beautiful thing after a gray … Continue reading

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