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Gone Edison

A True Story of Betrayal Have you ever had an idea that was just….brilliant? An idea that you curated and honed, then used with wild success? If you’ve done this, you know what pride and success you feel in having brought an idea to fruition. You may start to use this idea, build upon this… Continue reading Gone Edison

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Transformation of our yard, 2017

This is what we started with — a monoculture of of grass. For many in this suburban community, the epitome of suburban bliss. For me? An eyesore. So, it began… Oh what changes the front yard has made! This was after the first summer when I dug up the turf grass adjacent to all the… Continue reading Transformation of our yard, 2017

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Fort Maintenance, July 2017

There is always work to do when you own a home. A few months ago, with no leaves on the deciduous trees, the fort only wanted for a good wash and clear coat sealant. However, with our busy spring now far behind us, and summer in the Pacific Northwest in our midst, we found our… Continue reading Fort Maintenance, July 2017

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Quotes I Love: Henry David Thoreau

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Henry David Thoreau #quote #dreams #reading A post shared by Kelly Bikurgurl (@bikurgurl) on Jul 21, 2016 at 1:07pm PDT Bikurgram 2016

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Changes, they be a Comin’

Change is the only constant in life – Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher Our family has gone through a plethora of changes in recent months which culminated in my oldest son deciding to start public school Monday. He’s been homeschooled for the past 8 years but decided he needed new challenges. Oh the challenges. 6:15am? 6:30am? My… Continue reading Changes, they be a Comin’

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National Park Tour: United States of America 

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Lent 2017: Day 2, You are a Treasure

On this second day of Lent, I’m focusing my time with God with indulging more in activities I love. At first, I thought I’d chose one activity and make it the daily ritual during Lent. I soon realized my love for variety really lends itself to having a more general focus and less of a… Continue reading Lent 2017: Day 2, You are a Treasure