Friday

2.3.20

I love lists! Today tasks are easy: ditch work walk the dog change oil in the car (it has been a year) walk the dog again wine and dine read sleep Some days are more exciting than others.  Over the holidays are actually went to all the parties on the schedule. It was great fun (except for driving 10 mi…

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Friday

12.20.19

Christmas vacation has arrived for me. I am off for two weeks. These weeks are shaping up to be rainy and grey. Not the best conditions to enjoy the great outdoors as I planned to do. It’s been a week and a half of rain already and I am so longing for a patch of blue sky however brief. Time…

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Friday

12.6.19

Need to learn how to run in the rain. It will be raining for the rest of the winter so there you go. I have been sacking on running because I really hate running at work and today I want to leave work early so I can urban hike with my pooch. Work is slow and I have to get…

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Friday

10.18.19

Yesterday I have connected with an old friend from Alaska on Facebook (of all places). The friend was surprised that I have left Alaska for Oregon and asked what it is I am doing here. That made me think. What exactly am I doing in Oregon? I could tell him about my job but really is this the right answer?…

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Friday

8.16.19

Set up my art-making space in my living room. It sure made an already smallish space look even smaller. But it is cozy. I moved a plant that was separating the couch and my favorite IKEA chair (which is super comfy and affordable) next to the balcony window and it made a huge difference as far as feng-shui goes and…

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Friday

12.14.18

What is it that makes life past flooding in at the most unexpected moments? I have a lot of it recently. I cuddled in my bed surrounded by a comfy comforter and all of the sudden I found myself in a small cabin in the middle of nowhere in Alaska wrapped in the similar comforter in the arms of a past…

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Friday

6.29.18

Things I see when I am running: 1. The asphalt with with intricate patterns of dry leaves stuck to it and interlaced with patterns of somebody else’s footprints.  I always wonder how many miles they ran before me. 2. Chicken bones. They are everywhere as if the inhabitants of Tanasbourne all walking around with the drumsticks and discard the thigh…

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Friday

6.22.18

On aging. How do you age gracefully? I think a lot about it now that I am 45. And no, I am not afraid to say it.  I cannot believe that I reached such age. Anything beyond 25 did not exist for me for a long time. When I turned 25 I thought the world was over. When I turned…

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Friday

10.20.17

It is finally Fall. It took Northwest a while this year to part with the scorching hot Summer. Fall is one of my favorite seasons (after Winter). I love the slow turning of the leaves as trees prepare to sleep for upcoming three months or so. Everything is bright and beautiful with the chill in the morning. It is the…

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Friday

9.1.17

I got my own private cricket. It is somewhere in my bedroom chirping its little heart out as I try to fall into the dreamland.