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Monthly Archives: August 2016

To Russian River with Love

I’m glowing as I write this.  We have a new Daughter. Peter and Sarah’s wedding was beautiful.  I cried as I watched my children Peter, Joel, then Joy walk down the aisle.  By the time Sarah got to the altar, I was a sweet happy mama…

Juice!

Before I get going, I just have to show you my view as I write this post: We moved again!  We are in our third campsite at Nason Creek.  This site is next to the river and fully shaded.  It’s been really hot here–90+ degrees every…

I Promised a Recipe…But Let’s Go For a Walk In the Woods First

My daughter Joy calls me almost every day. Today, she called with news of moving to a new apartment in Los Angeles.  She lives in UCLA student housing and was able to find an ‘inexpensive’ 2-bedroom apartment that cost more than our entire house payment when we…

Chillin’ at Nason Creek

Oh, the Cascades are beautiful! We’re in an idyllic campground in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State as I write this, but before playtime, we had to get a few things done. After we left Sandpoint, we headed west on US 2 to Spokane to a fancy RV…

A Tight Squeeeeezzzzeee and a Rodeo in Idaho!

Sugar had a rough night. It was 48 degrees at our camp on Thompson’s Bluff when we woke up. She’d moved from her bed and had wet herself. She was huddled, shivering but immobile on the rug next to my bed. We got her outside and cleaned up…

Love for Sugar

Sugar, riding the waves on the Manistee River 2 summers ago Sugar’s been with us for 9 years now. We got her as a 3-year old from a breeder who rescued her from a puppy mill, neutered her and gave her away ‘free to a good home’.   She…