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Spring

Come, fill the Cup, and in the Fire of Spring Your Winter Garment of Repentence fling. The Bird of Time has little way To fly–and Lo! the Bird is on the Wing! ~The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam We’ve been penitent; … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“It felt like springtime on this February morning…” After a brief flirtation with winter, the usual springy Portland February has resumed. I was surprised how happy it made me when I stepped out of the house Tuesday morning to find … Continue reading

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January

Well, I guess that about does it for January, eh? There was so much to do, and so much to look forward to, it just flew by. On the work front, I had an “earthworm” month–i.e., I was buried in … Continue reading

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Perfect Weekend

(I was slow to get this proofed and posted–the “last weekend” I refer to is Oct. 19-21.) I haven’t bragged on the joys of life in Portland for a while, so I hope you’ll indulge me as I report on … Continue reading

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Spring Delights

It’s mid-June and we’re finally getting weather that most of the country would recognize as Spring-like: mostly-sunny days in the low 70s, nights in the mid-50s. Now me, I didn’t mind how cold and wet it was in April and … Continue reading

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Sunriver Escapade

My office holds fundraisers for United Way every autumn–bake sales, silent auctions, and the centerpiece event, basket raffles. Teams put together themed baskets (Movie Night, Holiday Baking, etc.) that are raffled off in the big finale of the month-long fundraiser. … Continue reading

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Potpourri 2.15.10

Springy greetings from the Pacific Northwest! I used to hate this short little month so much, until I moved to a place where February is when the first flowers bloom. Now, I’m quite fond of it. The daffodils in the … Continue reading

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White-ish Christmas!

It’s been such a happy Christmas season, starting with the NY trip and giving ourselves freedom from gift-giving pressure, to our Chicken Carolers (of whom, darn it, I didn’t think to take a picture) and our Zombie Yulesters, to four … Continue reading

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Cranky from the Heat

It is going to be nearly 80 degrees here today. Yesterday, we were forced to turn the air conditioner back on. Air conditioning. In October. Grrrrr. This is the time of year I look forward to most. Crisp, cool air. … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview

Today the heat and humidity in Philly finally broke. There was a fantastical thunderstorm that came just as swiftly as it went and, voila, suddenly you could breathe again. This morning was cool and sunny and breezy when I took … Continue reading

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