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The Holiday

The cloud cover that envelops the Pacific Northwest is often blamed for quirks within the population.  Pacific Northwesterners are often vitamin D deficient and medical professionals have linked the large portion of gray days along the Salish Sea to everything … Continue reading

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Ain’t I a Woman?

I absolutely love this woman: AIN’T I A WOMAN? by Sojourner Truth Delivered 1851 at the Women’s Convention in Akron, Ohio Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that ‘twixt … Continue reading

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I am the face of stillbirth.

I recently shared my story at Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope.  You can read it here:   Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope There are so many heartbreaking stories on there, but they all have one common thread of … Continue reading

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We are currently traveling on the outskirts of the Olympic National Forest. Though mainly Douglas Firs, the deciduous trees along the road are begining to change. Yellows, oranges and reds licking the tips of the leaves like little flames, beckoning … Continue reading

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More jamming done today. Strawberry-Rhubarb and Raspberry-Blackberry.  All were grown local at purchased at farmer’s market.  The blackberries in particular were picked by a local forager who went to some clear cuts in the Olympic Peninsula to pick native berries.  (Those big … Continue reading

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All At Sea

I absolutely love this man.  His music is one of few that always touches me.  He’s right, you know?  We all need this.  For me, it gets the creative juices going and allows me to recharge. “All At Sea” I’m … Continue reading

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The Best Pico de Gallo

Ok, I have decided that rather than continue to feed fish to the people, I’m going to give you all a fishing rod!  This is my recipe (not sure if it is exclusively mine, just the one I have used for … Continue reading

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