Category Archives: Family

Hidden treasures

This morning I took my two sons , a soccer ball, my older son’s bicycle, the stroller and headed to the nearby high school field. When the sun is out here in the Pacific Northwest, one must optimize the moment. … Continue reading

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Our friend: The Igloo Tent

This weekend we became the proud owners of a $9.99 tent from Ikea. Not just any tent, but a tent in the shape of an igloo (see photo courtesy of Ikea). Both of our sons love this tent. And today, … Continue reading

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The 19th Wife

I recently finished a great book, The 19th Wife. It’s fiction but draws much of the story from the real life tale of Bringham Young’s nineteenth wife, Ann  Eliza Young, who actually divorced Bringham Young. As the title suggests, the … Continue reading

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Snowbound

I live in the Pacific Northwest and this holiday season our region has had weather to which its inhabitants are unaccustomed. We’ve had snow — lots of it. And, very cold temperatures. This weather has brought the pace of life … Continue reading

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Moving In

My boyfriend and I had only known each other six months when we decided to move in together. I was thankful to get away from a roommate I didn’t enjoy. He was eager to leave the basement apartment he lived … Continue reading

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