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The rhythm of mornings on the Ridge

(I am spending two and a half months living on my parents’ place in the mountains in rural Eastern Oregon with my two preschool-age children. Shaye, who is five, insists on going to kindergarten, even during our short stay. 1,390 more words

You've Never Seen a Rainbow?

There were two giggling girls sitting in the row in front of our family while we waited for Jake’s school Christmas concert to start. They were making up silly sayings about animals when I heard Evan answer, “Unicorns aren’t real.” 167 more words



I’m so proud of my 7 year old son, who received his new Brailler today. Courtesy of #VICTA


101 Years of Sad Eyes

So I had my little jaunt to the Wilmer Eye Institute at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland today.  I was up at 8:00am (thank you, L!), and showered.  423 more words


#GivingTuesday, A National Day of Giving, Quickly Approaching

#GivingTuesday–Tuesday, December 2, 2014

We have a day for giving thanks – Thanksgiving, and two days for getting deals – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Now we have a day to kick off the giving season when many people make their holiday and end-of-year gifts. 388 more words


A Hiking We All Went


“Not all those who wander are lost”

                               J.R.R. Tolkien

I recently returned from a wonderful hiking trip. I was invited to join nine other women on their annual hiking adventure which they have taken for the last 16 years together.

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Welcome to the NHS and banking in Britain

A strange thing happened to me this morning: very suddenly a grey cloud descended halfway into my vision on one eye. I could still see below this grey cloud but from about halfway across my vision and up, I couldn’t see anything. 551 more words