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River’s Art Cabinet

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Fairy Acrobatics

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Berry Season

River and I had a great time at the farmers’ market on Sunday. We picked up some blueberries and raspberries. When we got home we made a little raspberry jam. All in all it was a good day.

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We’re Back

River and I just spent three weeks in Northern Michigan. It was pretty darn good. Beautiful there. Here is our view of Mt Hood on the plane ride home: Now we are back and I spent today gardening and doing … Continue reading

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Hope Chest So Far

Here are the contents of my step daughter’s hope chest to date. She’s got one more year at home, so her focus and ours is preparing her for the next step in life. I am excited for her and so … Continue reading

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Letting Go

River Rain has been taking more control of her bedroom. She has recently insisted that she wants to tend to her dresser drawers herself. And since I often ask her to put away her own laundry, and since she always … Continue reading

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Saving Up

River really wanted an LOL doll.  These are not my favorite toys. Still, I believe in setting limits about what is allowed in our family while still being flexible and not denying kids ALL of the pop culture type things … Continue reading

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