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Awaiting Tropical Storm Darby

Whenever a hurricane is heading our way, we know about it at least a week in advance. Every news flash shows how the storms “tracking”. Of course, they may always change track, but after a week of watching and waiting, there’s an odd build up of excitement. 608 more words


Community. Family.

Once again, my small town has been rocked to it’s core.  I have spoken before about my town.  Settled in the early 1870’s, Bothell started out as a logging town because it was located on a slough.   667 more words

Small Town Life

I'm Not Stuck in a Small Town. I Chose It.

One of my former students recently shared an article and said something about being thankful to not be “stuck” in a small town. So this is my rebuttal, because let’s face it, I’m not exactly a quiet person. 712 more words


Benefits of a Small Town- Tball Edition

We just finished off our first season of T-ball and it was fun! There are many benefits to living in a small town and although we may not have everything, the people and atmosphere make up for it. 464 more words


Weekend Stories

The Husband takes me to Rockford on Sunday afternoon, to buy ice cream and walk on the White Pine Trail. We spot several different kinds of water fowl, two gorgeous and evil-looking cats hanging out by a bookstore, and dozens and dozens of people glued to their smartphones. 325 more words

Life Things

Southern Fried Austen

Full as …

When Darcy, Lizzy, and Jane left Crowns R Us, it was time for lunch. They had just enough time to eat before heading back for an afternoon appointment with the evening gown walking coach. 1,825 more words

Robin Helm

Small Town Glory

We had a perfect Fourth of July parade with all the proper small town things.

We had veterans of all ages and kinds of service (whose pictures I don’t have because we were all clapping and cheering for them). 107 more words

North Of The Tension Line