Oregon Flowers

I finally felt compelled to take my camera with me on a hike last weekend. It’s spring in Oregon and there are flowers starting to bloom in the forest. It’s lovely. Now that it’s getting nicer (and raining less) I will probably take more pictures. I haven’t really been in the mood for photography for […]

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The pepper

The dinner dishes are piled perilously in the sink as M- and I get ready to do our evening chore. Washing and drying the dishes. “I’ll dry and you wash.” I say. “No, I want to dry. You wash!” M- counters. And so the evening’s verbal ping-pong match begins. We go back and forth, bouncing […]

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A favorite poem

To continue my little celebration of National Poetry Month I thought I’d read you one of my favorite poems, “Music Swims Back To Me” by Anne Sexton. http://vimeo.com/10749112 Years and years ago I bought a cassette tape (that is how long ago it was) of Anne Sexton reading her work (that is how much of […]

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Oysterville

As I mentioned a couple of days ago, Raf and I went to one of our favorite places, Oceanside, WA last month. The Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State is a really funky place. I’ve been visiting it in the Summers for almost as long as I can remember. It is a collection of communities […]

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