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Our Annual Camping Trip

This kid took me camping this year! We had a fabulous time–hard to believe he’s almost 18! Geo picked out our site and even paid for our reservation! When did he get to be such a grown up? We had such a lovely time...

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Friday Flowers

  When we were first married IZ worked in downtown Seattle, just moments from Pike’s Place Market. On Fridays, he would swing by the market on his way home from work and bring me an armful of flowers. ¬†Usually big...

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What makes a cherry chocolate scone taste sweeter? Giving up sugar 10 days before you eat it!   IZ and I have been off sugar for 10 days. I should clarify, we’ve given up processed/refined sugar. We still eat a wee...

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Starter Grandbabies

Are you sick of photos of my darling grand niece. Yeah, me neither!¬† IZ’s sister, who lives in the Philippines, was visiting PDX this weekend–so we made another trip into the city to see her. She’s headed home...

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Say Cheese

  I spent Friday “Aunting” with my chica! She’s such a ham, these days. She likes to stop and direct me to take her picture. When I pick up the camera, she flashes this very toothy grin. It makes me laugh,...

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Wearing: a top knot and lipstick. I can’t be bothered with much more on these balmy days. The weather here has been absolutely magnificent… especially for a June. And July is promising more beauty. For me, that means...

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Self Portrait and Wonky Photos

Not really sure why some photos I upload from my iPad are displaying wonky when viewed on mobile. They just are. And a quick google search suggests that I’m not alone and this has been a known problem since ’11....

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