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Spring at the Rhododendron Garden

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It’s a Parade!

One of my favorite family traditions is going to the Grand Floral Parade each June in Portland, Oregon. Here are a few photos from Saturday, taken with our point-and-shoot because I didn’t want to lug my big camera downtown with … Continue reading

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Tulips, Tulips Everywhere

Here in Oregon, spring means a pilgrimage to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm. Enjoy the photos! For those of you within driving distance to Woodburn, the festival continues through May 6. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1bhaB-EH

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Happy Halloween Weekend!

And now for a question: Anyone have a good ghost story? I’m working on fleshing out my spiritualist character and it seems like the proximity to All Hallow’s Eve should help me. Instead I’m focused on baking, costumes and other … Continue reading

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Some Summer Snapshots: Why I Love Portland

Preschool begins Monday, so it seems like the perfect time to look back at the past few months. Rainy, gray days here in Portland, Oregon, eventually turned into a beautiful summer. Since June, I have posted ten Seven Questions interviews, … Continue reading

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Aerial Portland

Portland, Oregon, inaugurated two space-age looking trams back in 2007. Yesterday, on yet another gray summer morning, my friend and I took our kiddos for their first ride. As I’m complaining about the weather while many states are suffering from … Continue reading

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Blooming Tulips Brighten a Very Gray Spring

We’ve had a mostly soggy April here in Oregon. What better way to lift one’s spirits, and encourage creativity, than heading to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn? Here are a few photos for those of you craving a splash … Continue reading

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Happy Accidents

Sometimes a mistake can change one’s point of view. Getting lost and ending up in a neighborhood you’ve never seen before. Angling for a photo and snapping at the wrong time, capturing something totally unlike what you intended. Breaking a … Continue reading

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Creativity and Motherhood

Often when I’m working on a project, my 3-year-old interrupts. This results in haphazardly finished sentences, dropped stitches and lost thoughts. I’m trying to embrace this interference, though, thanks to a sun-filled afternoon here in Oregon. As I was taking … Continue reading

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