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Triangle Lake

Last week, before wrapping up blackberry harvest, Emmett and I took a trip to Triangle Lake. Taylor’s family has been going to Triangle Lake since before he was born, and he has many fond memories of annual trips with his Mom, aunts, uncles and cousins. Since I’d never been before […]

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A Day at the Beach

Today I took my son to the beach. To the outside observer, I’m sure that sentence seems as normal as anything. But I’m not sure I can tell you how happy it made me to type those words. For a number of reasons. First, and most simply, the Oregon coast […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

I just love these two so much. We are (finally!) about to enter the craziness that is berry harvest, and lose this handsome guy to the farm for the next six weeks or so, and despite the bummer that obviously is, I think we’re all ready. As ready as you […]

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Not Right Now

I’ve always wanted to write. From the early days of staying up all night reading Nancy Drew or Little House on the Prairie by flashlight under my sheets, to the first few months of college whenΒ I changed my major to English after just oneΒ political science class. I think deep down […]

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Nursery with Nana

I’m not good at asking for help. Or admitting when I need help, even. I don’t like it. I don’t want it. I’ve got this. Now get out of my way and let me do the damn thing. I’ve always been that way, even as a kid. I’m sure my […]