Category Archives: Friends

And the secret word for the year is…

  Last year, I used my blog as my journal for new adventures in urban (or technically, suburban) homesteading. Beginning in December of 2012, I started getting more focused on my life here......

Capturing those moments, one at a time, and holding them close

Last Fall, I went on a wine tour with some high school friends (notice that I omitted the word “old”?) Having lived in Oregon as long as I have, I don’t believe I’ve ever been on an official tou......

Five minute check-in: Modern Simplicity Equals Limitations in Perception

Little by little, I’m making my rounds in gathering the holiday decor together into one room.  Of course, it is the room where I like to run to for some creative fun and escape the piles and em......

Follow Up

Dropping by today to post some follow up pics on the holiday gifts I put together. Hopefully they will inspire you to create something this year. In my December 2012 post, Hurricane Maria, I men......

“…- – -…” the CI Way

The other day I received an email from a friend and colleague who has been hit hard with the flu, by Pacific NW standards. Oregon hasn’t been hit as hard as the rest of the country…yet, ap......

Calling all elves~

I’ve been busy trying to stay on track for the gifting season.  I’ve also finished up with my last Wellness Doula client for the year.  That’s what I’ll cover today and catch up in a post tomorr......

Hurricane Maria

I’ve began the incubation phase of my gift making this season.  The hurricane has hit and I can barely walk in the “crafting-paint-music-and-computer time” room without getting claustrophobic.  ......

Thinking outside the cookie jar

(Note: Well, it appears my posts aren’t auto-posting. So I will be adding new ones in the evening at the end of the day, rather than the beginning…until I figure it out, that is.)   I......

The Sound of Silence

Darese (on right) and I, PNW Chapter LFA Portland Lupus Walk 2008 Sometimes, many months or years pass before I get around to checking in on some of my friends. One friend, in particular, would......

April Book for MLWT Discussion Group

Just a quick note~  Today begins our April MLWT book group discussion on Shelfari.com   and we are featuring Carla Ulbrich’s  How Can You NOT Laugh At A Time Like This? .  In fact, Carla has jo......