Category Archives: Life

Musings about life and reflections on being mom raising a wonderful family all go into this Life category. Stories about making it work (or not), and as many joyful events and memories as possible!!

Just Do It!!

I decided my kids were going to have good memories that included mom jumping into the cold water with them!! I am glad that I had packed under-things that passed for swimming…nobody ever said a word. Continue reading

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Dinner Experiments.. #1 (Picky Kids)

My goal is to feed the kids a healthy dinner, and to minimize my own time in the kitchen, because I have other stuff too do and I’m not in a domestic skills kind of mood. Problem: I was completely … Continue reading

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Reading “The Red Tent”, Interesting Stories New To Me

I went on a women’s retreat recently, it was about 3 weeks ago. I went to an island just a little ways from Seattle where I live to spend a few days with a lot of other women, about 30. … Continue reading

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Family/Plants/Family/Rocks/Plants = Perfect Day For Me!!

Today was amazing!! I started early, for a Saturday. Family: All five of us went to a potluck brunch and had a lovely time with lots of other families that we have gotten to know the last few years. After … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana Health Benefits

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