Monthly Archives: May 2008

raising a garden

The blog is where I post pictures and stories about my beautiful children. The following photos are of not officially of them. these are flowers. but it still counts. they are almost like offspring. I nurture, feed, coax and occasionally … Continue reading

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Proper Use.

When we bought our home here in Oregon, the previous owners had 2 beautiful horses. The majority of this property was therefore set up for the pasture and care of their beautiful animals. Obviously, we do not have horses. And … Continue reading

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birthday gifts

Saturday was Grandma Claudia’s birthday. The secret celebration referred to in a previous post involved this…a talent show by the grandsons!Sam and Caleb wrote and starred in two plays. Here Caleb plays Grandma C. She is a patient to Dr. … Continue reading

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lovin’ from the oven

Claudia and Caleb have made brownies together so often that he calls her “my little brownie maker”. She has a “secret” brand of mix that she stocks up on for these baking ventures. When we stayed in their guest room … Continue reading

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running interference

I love decorating our home. It’s not my life’s purpose or anything but I find joy in my nest. I love creating little vignettes, finding the perfect throw pillows, arranging flowers in a vase and similar domestic pursuits. Even in … Continue reading

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lots to do, and nothing to say

THERE IS NO REASON FOR THIS PICTURE. I TAKE PHOTOS EVERYWHERE BECAUSE I AM WEIRD. I HAD MY CAMERA AND WAS WAITING FOR MY LATTE. BUT THE LOOKS ON THEIR FACES IS PRICELESS. THE TOTAL MORTIFICATION, ESPECIALLY ON SAM! MORE … Continue reading

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it’s not a porch anymore

but that’s what we still call it, out of habit. I guess it’s an entryway? Foyer being too grandiose and mudroom being too rustic. Anyway, whatever you want to call it-it’s almost done! You can see the side trim is … Continue reading

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