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Willamette Falls If you’re not familiar with the Women Encouraged blog than you should be. It’s a wonderful blog/podcast/community encouraging biblical literacy for women and talking about how personal knowledge of the Bible shapes our lives for the better. A few months ago I was inspired to submit the article, When God Says No for…

Well, this September is flying by. I was shocked to realize that this is the last week of the month. I’m not ready for the sunshine to disappear. That being said, while I was totally expecting this September to be rainy and fall-y, it’s actually been quite sunny and fall-y.  This month has mostly been…

Sellwood Holiday

Hey Blog world. Long time, no see! Major updates since I was last here in no particular order. Took several trips to California to see relatives. Broke up with my boyfriend (sad, but amicable.) Took the train to Seattle. Got not one, but two jobs. Working at a local museum and teaching at a private…

Snowed in

We had a surprise snowfall this week. A 10 mile wide band came through our area and dumped 2-6 inches of snow. We were right in the middle, so it was a lovely surprise. It came on so suddenly that friends visiting us Sunday afternoon ended up staying the night. I had been scheming as…

That week between Christmas and New Year

Tonka’s pretty sure that the cat bed was a present to him. Met up with a dear friend for brunch and posed in front of an antique fire truck we found nearby. Somebody’s getting an early introduction into the history of the Corvette. We’ve had some beautifully crisp and clear mornings.  Andy and I went…

Christmas week

It started off with the little kids Nativity play after church. My nephew is the confused little sheep. Speaking of sheep, they looked so cozy and content when I went down to the barn to let them out one morning. Happy boys play twister before dinner. We celebrated three birthdays two days before Christmas. Fate…

Rest

I’ve been quiet on this space thanks to a hydrops flareup last week. The past week has involved lots of pillows to help prop my head up at a comfortable angle and has meant that my computer time has been precious. Things are better than last week, but it’s been slow progress.