MY LIFE SO FAR

I first published this on my birthday in 2009, but I still think it tells my story…and now it comforts and delights me to see it and remember. Today is my birthday and I’ve attained a certain age.  I have plans, things to do, places to go.  But today I’m looking back. (I tried to […]

Puzzling

The year began “on the edge” at the beach, with a beautiful clear and bright day…sun pouring into the beach house, shining off the bay…it felt like California… But that was only New Year’s Day, and quickly it became the usual Oregon winter… So we stayed cozy in front of the fire… and I got […]

On the Way?

So we were having lunch the other day at Taproot when R nudged me and pointed…”On the Way”…oh good lord, I haven’t blogged in MONTHS! I doubt anybody is out there. ..well you’re there, but maybe not HERE? It isn’t so much that I have nothing to say…but that the things I’m thinking about are […]

A Fond Farewell

My Aunty Pat died today.  My Mom’s sister, Pat was a daughter, sister, wife, Mom, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, businesswoman.  She was lively, lovely, a font of fun in my childhood, the embodiment of glamor, the giver of fantastic gifts.  18 months younger than my Mom and separated by many miles in the last quarter of […]

Oakland!

Last weekend we dashed to Oakland with Jennifer and George to see Fanny…their daughter and our niece. Fanny has lived in the east bay area for about 5 years but R and I haven’t been to visit..so we had a long sunny weekend of good fun, good food and lots of art. Fanny made all […]