Fire Season

Fire Season

Fire season ... Unfortunately, it's a thing around here. No one in the Pacific Northwest is ever truly immune. Forest, deserts, harvest season on acres and acres of dusty, dried wheat fields ... it's all tinder waiting for the slightest spark. We've all been holding our breath because 2020 has been such a wicked year [...]

Garden Confessions

Garden Confessions

I have a confession to make. I do not like gardening. But I like gardens. It's complicated. I like planting things ... watching them grow ... anticipating color and edible results ... taking credit for beautiful flowers and crunchy vegetables. It's the weeding, watering, battling bugs part and then wondering what to do with all [...]

Creating Space

Creating Space

It's only taken two years, but I finally have an office space/craft room. There are no before pictures, but you can take my word that it was a mess. Three moves in three years left me lacking motivation. Plus, there was that nagging thought, "Are we really staying put here?" That question was settled shortly [...]