Monthly Archives: October 2013


Tonight I busted out the box that contains special artwork we love to hang on the walls. Seeing as we are now living in a house half the size of where we were before, we have to be choosy about … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Thing

Do you see this ladies and gentlemen? This is a miracle. Well, close to anyway. This is my empty suitcase. I have been living out of this suitcase for a month. Wearing only rumpled clothes picked out of here. Now … Continue reading

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I feel so lucky that my cousin from LA dropped in to see me. I needed some family right now.

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My Plants

My plants have been through a rough patch lately. They’ve been moved several times, broken limbs, survived cold nights and high winds. Some of them didn’t make it. Some have tattered leaves, or no leaves at all. The little starts … Continue reading

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My Little Fall Garden

Promptly after moving in I began my fall garden. I scraped off a thin top layer of soil containing plants like plantain and ‘belly button’ plant. I dug little holes and placed in plants that I had started at our … Continue reading

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Making our House a Home

This little house is getting cozier all the time as we move our belongings into it and find places for them. The kitchen is probably the most set up room in the house. The bathroom is not far behind. Today … Continue reading

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Home Again Home Again

Well we are safely tucked in to our new house. Our fourth abode within a month’s time. I can’t say it feels like home yet. I still feel pretty emotional about it all. I hope that with time, and with … Continue reading

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We found a house!

Yes we did. We found a house. It is on a double lot, with some large Doug Fir trees. It has a few fruit trees, and a large storage shed. This is handy, since it is about half the size … Continue reading

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Current Abode

My stepdaughter’s mother was kind enough to let us stay with her. Part of her house is a semi separate dwelling that is currently unrented. We needed a place to stay, and she was glad to have temporary renters. It … Continue reading

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Homemade Food Once Again

We are in a space, which I will tell you about very soon, where I can cook and use a kitchen. Here’s what happened today: Fresh Salsa from homegrown tomatoes. These are the tomatoes picked on moving day. Refrigerators can … Continue reading

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