Summer in the Pacific NorthWest is an interesting beautiful thing. Hardly any rain, blue skies, lovely breezes and the biggest hydrangeas you’ve ever seen, not many insects, except butterflies. We have tons of those, and a few humming birds that visit the feeder off my balcony almost constantly. It isn’t hot very often and even… Continue reading Summer Time
This past Sunday marks the one year anniversary of us moving to the Seattle area. One year ago we said goodbye and started something new in a part of the country I had never been. Time is a slippery thing, in some ways it feels much longer than that and in others it feels like… Continue reading One Year
This I have discovered is a familiar theme in my life: A favorite time of year approaches, I gleefully make a million plans, favorite time of year arrives, I am stressed out by so many plans and the fact that favorite time of year is racing by with dizzying speeds. So is my summer. It’s… Continue reading Oh Summer Where For Art Thou?
So, that might need more of an explanation. Travel back with me a month or so to a time Mom and I were driving back from the airport. Just having survived a flight over the ocean, an incredibly long layover, an hour wait on the tarmac in a ninety degree plane, getting off the plane… Continue reading Soupy Boob Strawberry Jam.
These first few weeks of summer are always the sweetest. Windows wide open, warm breezes (mid summer breezes always make me feel like I’m standing in front of an open oven). Things growing and surprising me everywhere. I feel like every walk I go on I see something new. I’ve spent several wonderful days… Continue reading Early Summer