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Dream you can

Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and magic and power in it. –Goethe. 

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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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the craft fair

Two weeks ago we went to the first of two craft fairs we’ll attend with a table of our handmade goods, this year.   We love to make things.  We like to craft, try new things, learn something new.  We are … 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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all the playing

  Met new friends. Played games. Learned new games. Had fun.  Had lots of fun.

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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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Siena raced 500m freestyle yesterday.  She’s never raced that long of a race, so she was excited and nervous about it.  We’ve been swimming laps together when Lucas has his swim practice, and she had timed and practiced swimming 500 then. … Continue reading

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