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Christmas Season 2017

During the Christmas Season, we have the tradition of attending many holiday events and activities. Our very good friend, Sumeya, ice skates. We love to see her holiday shows. Singing songs, being outside, enjoying the Season! Our travels have taken us all over the Greater Seattle area. We love seeing the sights! At home we've… Continue reading Christmas Season 2017

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Christmas Eve Eve 2017

Christmas Eve Eve in images! I've been so intentionally busy, I didn't realize how much I needed a downtime day. I posted these images on Instagram of my day. So as I had my nails done, reflected on the past year, my husband held down the fort at home helping boys finish school projects before… Continue reading Christmas Eve Eve 2017

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Let’s Talk Turkey

Let's talk Turkey! We not only talk about gratitude, traditions, and history, but also lies proliferated by the White Man and the impact these have on our existence. My young men have to understand the mistakes other white men have made and be empathetic to the struggles of all of us who are not born… Continue reading Let’s Talk Turkey

Bikurgurl · InstagramImages · Space and Grace · Writing


Relationships - Day 3, Inktober 2017 Being vulnerable in relationships outside my family is challenging for me. My gratitude to those who allow me the space and grace to be vulnerable - no facades, unedited, true friendship - these people are invaluable. I am so grateful to my circle of friends with whom I can… Continue reading Relationships

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5 Simple Steps to Guacomole

Avocados are like little pillows of heaven. Filled with good-for-you-brain-fat, these beauties are as tasty as they are healthy. Slice them, diced them, eat them whole - I love them in their pure, unadulterated state. Only 4 things can make them better and bring out their true, delicious flavor: lime, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Guacamole… Continue reading 5 Simple Steps to Guacomole

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‘To My Very Best Friend’

She was my first best friend outside my family. We were inseparable and dreamed of growing up and raising horses together. My best childhood friend lost her battle to cancer today. She drew this for me when I moved away and we remained pen pals. For years, we poured our hearts out to one another… Continue reading ‘To My Very Best Friend’

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Happy Mothers Day 2017

Happy Mothers Day to my fabulous mother 💕  Her heart, her love, her devotion, her fierce protectiveness of her children -- I am lucky, and thankful, to call her my mother ❤️ BTW: I sketched this card for my mother for Mothers Day - though we couldn't be together, the miles couldn't keep us apart💕… Continue reading Happy Mothers Day 2017