Category Archives: Family

“Real Food” Pizza

So a friend of mine told me about this 100 Days of Real Food Challenge and I agreed to do it with her.  Now, those of you who know me, also know my mantra is, I’ll grow the food but … Continue reading

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Beaver Dams and LOTS of Rain!

With all this rain, I was beginning to get a little, okay, a lot worried about the pond on the property next to us.  The land belongs to friends of ours who live in CA and we’re supposed to be … Continue reading

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I’m often asked what my husband, Dave, does for work.  I’m always stumped a bit how to answer since he does so much!  He and I are certainly those 2 people who are “opposites” but our strengths compliment each other. … Continue reading

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Creative Alternative??

I finally finished the scarf I’ve been working on!! I was able to get a lot of it done yesterday at the festival where I had a booth.  Once Megan got there, around lunch time, I handed over the reins … Continue reading

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Lion’s Club International Convention – Seattle WA July, 2011

Ahhh, Seattle, WA – the city I traveled to when I went to Alaska by myself in 1982, the first place I lived after I was married, the place where 5 of my children were born, the place where I … Continue reading

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Snapping Turtle by the Creek

A couple of friends had called this morning about trees that had gone down on their farm.  For one friend, the tree blocked the driveway making it impassable.  For the other, trees hit two spots on the fence and the … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Day Gift

I wish this blog began with a cute little story about how my kids made me pancakes and eggs and woke me up with breakfast in bed; how we snuggled and laughed in my queen size bed; how we told … Continue reading

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In the Beginning – Part 4

The weather has finally turned cooler, the leaves are changing with the impending season of fall, and my thoughts return to the “falls” of yesteryears.  I admit that fall is by far my favorite time of year.  I’m sure growing … Continue reading

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Len Foote Hike Inn – Day 2

Saturday morning…. I’d been awake and waiting for others to start moving around.  At the first rustle and the glow of an i-phone showing over the edge of the top bunk – I knew it was time!  I get so … Continue reading

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Len Foote Hike Inn- Day 1

A friend had told me about the Len Foot Hike Inn and I was intrigued.  It sounded like a great hike and my girls were old enough to handle the “moderate” rating of the hike.  I made reservations at the … Continue reading

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