Monthly Archives: August 2010

wordless Wednesday

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yard rats.

The flowers in my yard are tired. Tired of blooming over and over, tired of the heat,  desperate for buzzing pollinators to notice them and produce future generations of geraniums.  Young and vigorous in the youth of April, now you can … Continue reading

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send me a letter! shiny mailbox re-do

I have always painted our mailbox. Every home we’ve ever lived in. I would hate driving to the post office for a PO Box, but even worse? Not being able to give directions to new friends that state at the end “just … Continue reading

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boys bedroom makeover!

While the boys were away at Fort Stevens with Grandma and Grandpa in late July? Mom and Dad tackled the dark chaos that was: Sam and Caleb’s BEDROOM. The photos have not been altered. Yes. Their Mother had clearly just … Continue reading

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he keeps a lid on it.

This is Sam. chilling at Gonzaga university. He fits right in with all the college students you know, because of those hand signals and the pursed lips of coolness and oh yeah-the Fedora. In late June the older two kids … Continue reading

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workin for a livin

2 days in and it’s going well. (If you are not on Facebook you are thinking “huh?!” ) It’s official. I have entered the workforce. From 6 to 10 AM I am watching the front counter at John’s business. I … Continue reading

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a quick apology

Not many posts, i know-been hearing the murmurings and complaints and not-so-gentle proddings from some of you-sorry! It’s the same old story, folks— Been busy, and out of ideas, and when I did get inspired to try and post something, the stupid-annoying-dumb-slower … Continue reading

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