Category Archives: autumn


“I don’t want to end up simply having visited this world.” — Mary Oliver. In Portland, Oregon.  

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May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day. –Native American Proverb

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  “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety. Finish … Continue reading

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last week…

… was cold.  Really cold.  But not as cold as back East.  We had freezing rain, some snow, but ice and frozen plants for few days.  We are not used to that, but I like it.  It made everything look … Continue reading

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Fall In Swim Meet

This past weekend we went to Siena’s second swim meet of the season. It was in Portland, so it was easy to get to and be back home for the rest of the day. When Siena goes to check in, … Continue reading

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these weeks in my kitchen :: blog hop

I was busy last week, so I didn’t get to post the fun in our kitchen, but here I am now with just some pictures, following Heather’s blog hop (from Beauty That Moves.) “A weekly collection of photos from the center of … Continue reading

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last week

… I voted. … we went to a swim meet.  Lots of fun and lots of hard work from my little girl.  What a dedicated little person she is.  I admire her for that. … Lucas made this fishing pole … Continue reading

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