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Wednesday Vignette – a nice change from the ice

I don’t know why I’m always so surprised when my hometown is suddenly covered in ice and snow. I mean, it has been known to happen with some frequency in the past few years. As it happened, this year, we … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the perfect storm

This winter, Portland has experienced more winter weather than the previous two years combined. So far, the kids have missed an entire week of school, followed by a national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.  On MLK Day, we decided to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – just too much

This past week, I witnessed just how much weight my poor tree could handle before it broke. Twice. Both noisy cracks shattered the dark stillness of the frozen night. We ran outside, of course, but it wasn’t until the next … Continue reading

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