Thanking the People

Bleeding heart doves

  The lines to D-gates were inexplicably long at PDX Thursday afternoon. They divided us up into two lines that reached nearly all the way back past the doors of Pendleton store. It was there by the door that a woman approached me, smiling. The election was over so I had no idea what she [Read More...]

A Viral Flesh-Eating Bacteria

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Tim and I are fixing up a 33-year-old rocking chair.  My mother gave it to us when our son was born. We are gifting it to our daughter for the birth of her son. But first, we have to restore it. We started with a good power-washing. We’ll sand it to a fine finish and then [Read More...]

The Blessing of Hospitality

I’m home. As in I’m back in Oregon following a three-week, gazillion mile trip through the Southeast. They say a rolling stone gathers momentum — that’s certainly true in my case. For the first time everhah, I wasn’t even able to keep up with the blogging while traveling. Either I’m not as young as I [Read More...]


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