Category Archives: Oregon

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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bouncing off the walls

The other day Lucas was invited to a birthday party and I got few videos and pictures of the place. It was so much fun. This is the second time we’ve been here to celebrate with friends, and I think … Continue reading

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beach treasures

What a place we live in. Extraordinary.  

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Lincoln City, Oregon Coast

Last month we went to Lincoln City in the Oregon Coast, for a swim meet. We arrived the day before the meet started and enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day. We stayed in a hotel right next to the beach.  A … Continue reading

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Oaks Park, Portland

This was the first trip to the park of the year. The kids had lots of fun with a friend. Lucas can ride new rides now. It is really fast how they grow these little persons in our lives.  This … Continue reading

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nettle picking this year

Last month we went to pick nettles to our usual spot. It was a nice day this time. I wrote about our harvest last year here and the time before that also here. It had been raining, but that day was not. … Continue reading

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last week…

Yes, last week was filled with doing, making, excitement, playing, and lots of catching up. Last week: … I was sadden with yet another tragedy in Chile.  A second time around for Michelle Bachelet in presidency, and she continues having to … Continue reading

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a new hike in the city : Lower Macleay Park

We wanted to take a new hike the other day.  We didn’t want to drive too far.  We just wanted to get out.  It was a rainy day, you know… it’s Portland!  You just need to get good shoes and … Continue reading

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last week…

… rained some here. … found this article about Portlanders. Funny! … took MAX for a short ride.  We need to do this more often.  We just don’t get out a whole lot. … we went to see Totem by Cirque … Continue reading

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