Monthly Archives: April 2013

conundrum

Mauri took this picture of me earlier this evening with a cell-phone app called “Paper Camera.” He titled it conundrum, his interpretation of my appearance. “Conundrum: Noun. A confusing and difficult problem or question.” I have to admit what I … Continue reading

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tiny home

I had some fun today. The kids at the Saturday Market in McMinnville raced to the finish line carrying an egg in a spoon. I’m not sure I’ll ever see a finish line again without remembering the events of this … Continue reading

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front page

What’d I tell you? “Now everyone in Newberg will know I love dogs,” says he.

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zoom out

Just checking in to share two pictures from my day. Sometimes a zoom out is more effective than a zoom in. Ruby eventually ended up on my lap, but it was a while in coming. Mauri started back to work … Continue reading

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climbing tree

Do you have a favorite climbing tree from your childhood? Mine was a pear tree in the front yard of the home my dad built for our family. I remember hanging from my knees on one branch in particular for … Continue reading

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windows in the routine

We’re in a routine now. We’ve got this recovery thing down. That makes small windows in the routine refreshing. Yesterday held several windows, the first being a visit from bethL. Then the doorbell rang…it was a box! Intrigue. The lid … Continue reading

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visitors

When you’re in the hospital after a surgeon has traded your worn-out knee remnants for a lovely new artificial knee, you get visitors. This smiling visitor showed up yesterday at the exact time she meets with Mauri every Wednesday to … Continue reading

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