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Hiking Buddy

Image Credit Brevitē Of my hiking buddies, he’s my favorite. I gather my gear meticulously – I don’t want to weigh myself down unnecessarily unless I want to be left in the dust. He’s always a few steps ahead with that happy smile, ready to tackle the next hill. He doesn’t carry a pack and… Continue reading Hiking Buddy

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Be Selfish

​I was having a harried morning - two orthodontic appointments, two dentist appointments - and had forgotten to give my son who stresses about the orthodontist Snow Angel, Bikurgrampain medication which was resulting in anxiety and an upset stomach.   I was sick with anxiety. I walked into the pharmacy to get the pain medication,… Continue reading Be Selfish

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Family First!

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you — Thank you!} I often write about, or tag my posts, as Family First! But what this means to me and my family is we put the needs of our whole family and needs… Continue reading Family First!

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 44

Image Credit Brevitē Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image?Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate?… Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 44

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Wind-Up Week 43: 100 Word Wednesday

Thanks for stopping by for Week 43 of 100 Word Wednesdays! I was so drawn to this image - the lights, the smoke, the energy! Beautiful people are easy to gravitate toward, and I imagined this person to be either the DJ or a potential love interest. In either case, my story was written when… Continue reading Wind-Up Week 43: 100 Word Wednesday

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Grace and Space through Celebrations

As the holiday season approaches, I am filled with satisfaction of our family rituals. Set in place through years of trials and triumphs, we honor the days, the holidays, the family-togetherness which we've come to expect in the everyday as well as the extraordinary. I am reminded of our search for minimalism in a very… Continue reading Grace and Space through Celebrations

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Snowy Day

Snowy days in Seattle are rare. {I am obsessed with Stranger Things and am so happy we could finish Season 2 - of course, the slow-mo snow fall reminds me of the Upside Down!} No really! Even though we've had two in one week, it really is rare for it to snow in the Greater… Continue reading Snowy Day