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A Fish Story

My son is excited about learning.

At eight years old, his passion for knowing more about fishing is matched only by his excitement to go to Lake Dixon with his grandpa in a few days. 848 more words


Expedition Unknown

We’ve been watching a lot of Expedition Unknown at our house lately. With an eleven year old girl and eight year old boy, this Travel Channel show that follows an engaging adventurer as he searches archaeological sites for answers to historical mysteries is one of the few programs everyone can agree on. 330 more words



This has been the week of revision. On Monday, I got the latest round of editorial comments on my short story that will be published this fall. 136 more words

Hearth And Home

Balloons Flying

It was one of those summer mornings when the sun was hot early, the breakfast dishes were put away, and it felt like the right thing to do was put on a Harry Belafonte album. 391 more words


Harry Potter and the Kaleidoscopic Academy

The discussion at the breakfast table today was about Harry Potter. Specifically, the kids were deciding if they knew anyone who would want to go with them to the party at the local bookstore to celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. 616 more words



I repaired a leaky faucet yesterday and I feel like I’ve accomplished something. Plumbing has always scared me and I’ve avoided dealing with it as much as I could, but this job was less scary than I imagined it would be. 16 more words

Hearth And Home

Fallow Field

…I see the evergreen
looming on the next ridge.
I see them fade south
until they merge
with the morning sky.

-Floyd Skloot, “In the Coast Range” 695 more words

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