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Category Archives: Family

Movin’ Right Along

We have been in the process of selling our house and purchasing a new house.  When we moved up to Portland three (View full post »

The Prodigal Kitty Has Returned

After almost a full four days out in a snowstorm, J.J. just walked in the door last night with a loud meow to get myView full post »

Snowlandia! It’s snowing in Portland!

Portland, OR is known for its rain.  We get lots and lots of rain (and lots).  Snow?  Not so much.  We might get aView full post »

Portland Comic Con

I went to my first Comic Con last month at the Portland Convention Center.  I’ve wanted to go for a fewView full post »

Fun on the Fourth

This week we celebrated the 4th of July  (or for my non-USA readers: our independence day).  The hubby is still inView full post »


Today is my FOURTEENTH wedding anniversary!   It’s amazing how much can happen in fourteen years!  We eloped inView full post »

Strawberry Fields Forever

Today is gray and a little rainy today but last week we had some unusually warm and sunny  weather.  It’sView full post »

J.K. Rowling Strikes Again…

For some reason, my  ten year old daughter decided that she did not like reading this year.  It broke my heart.  SheView full post »

Letting Go….

When I was in sixth grade, our entire class went to sleep away camp.  I have great memories of that camp (along withView full post »


Aloha from Waikiki!  We left the gray skies of Portland behind for a few days to soak up some of the Hawaiian sunshineView full post »

Spring Has Sprung and So Have the Salamanders

We have a forest behind our neighborhood.  It isn’t a large forest but it is just the right size for us.  WhenView full post »

Fast & Furious Flu

I hate this time of year…cold and flu season.  Oh my goodness…I got hit by a stomach bug this past weekendView full post »

True Friendship

I love to read.  Not everyone gets that but my best friend totally gets it.  We’ve been friends for a very longView full post »

My Babies….(aren’t babies anymore!)

Each year, I take my children out and photograph them for their birthday portraits.  Then I usually take them out againView full post »

Life in Portland: Barbur World Foods

In the past two years of living in Portland, we have not been able to find a good Arabic grocery store.  Being that myView full post »

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