Monthly Archives: May 2011

catching up from behind….

Well, not yet. But I will. We’re home again and the list is long…plus, there are some basics that I need to do (like unpack, buy milk, go to work) that never even made it onto the list, because, really, … Continue reading

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home, shortly

For three more hours. Then back on the road. My brain has been asking for time to process, and is getting a little feisty at my inability to comply. Eugene was delightful. Oregon State visit (for Alex) was fantastic. Vancouver … Continue reading

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graduation week

We’re in Vancouver, celebrating Kate’s graduation from the University of British Columbia with a ( I might have this wrong here, and if so, will correct tomorrow) BFA in Art History and Medieval Studies. Her beau, Brendan, graduated at the … Continue reading

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going away

I only have a few minutes to write this morning, so let’s consider this a beginning of a series…one that may last a few years. Interesting trip, this one.  We are driving north for Kate’s graduation, but stopping (have stopped) … Continue reading

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just in case

A moving parts trip is in my near future. Meaning, we’re moving and there are lots of parts. Including a meeting of the parents (Kate’s beau’s parents), college visits for the young ‘un and college graduation for the first one. … Continue reading

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the napkin philosopher shows up short

My friend Leslie has this sentiment as her email signature and I have been enjoying it for a few months now, but especially in the last week. Feeling glad that all of us were able to always stop what we … Continue reading

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over and oprahed

I’ve been watching a little too much Oprah lately. I can go years without watching her, and generally have a conflicted relationship with her. But I’ve been watching the last shows, plus the Behind the Scenes show (which is much … Continue reading

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