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Valentine’s Day Kick-Back

After the month we’ve had, when Valentine’s Day came around all we wanted to do was completely veg out and not see a single human being except each other all day! We also didn’t want to mess with our bodies … Continue reading

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Seahorse Tea Infuser

I’ve looked around NW Portland stores for a great tea infuser. I bought one with some tea and while it might be good, it either doesn’t fit my teapot, is not great as a cup infuser, and it doesn’t clean … Continue reading

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Nostalgie Journal 10-2017

This journal started in Diwali, and continued to just after the New Year. I anticipated that it would be about light and ritual and women… There was instead a good deal of unanticipated loss. I withheld many pages from this … Continue reading

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Quan Yin and Mimi’s Clock Pins

My grandmother left me an odd stash of ten little clock pins with mother-of-pearl faces. I don’t know why she had ten. I don’t know why she had them at all as they don’t look like something she would’ve worn. … Continue reading

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Usk: Sellwood

Wednesday we made a day of buying eyeglass frames, lunch out, and shopping in Sellwood. Apparently in my mind today Mitchell has a round face!  AAACK! The Monkey Fist was yummy *when is brown sugar, cinnamon and pecans ever NOT … Continue reading

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Christmas Staycation

What happens when you work 10-12 hours 7 days a week for two years and finally take a much needed staycation? SLEEP! I can’t believe how much I slept! Slept in, took naps, watched silty Santa movies, and did not … Continue reading

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Santa Candy Container

Mitchell has memories of his Mom’s ceramic Santa filled with Christmas candy. Santa’s looking much bedraggled (loved) but I restored him to his glory for the image. HO HO HO! I also discovered that you cannot mix honey based paints … Continue reading

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