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This first ran in 2011. Cool footage of my old stomping grounds. Glad for the critters and fish, flora and fauna that no one’s stomping there now but the people who are fixing the damage to their space. Aho!

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It’s been snowing like mad here the past two days, so that means cooking and reading. And reading about cooking :) Yesterday I baked Russian Teacakes (in honor of the snow and the Olympics), red beans & rice (and cornbread, of course) and made the batter for gingerbread pancakes. We’ll have breakfast around

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“A word after a word after a word is power.” — Margaret Atwood, poet and novelist (b. 1939)

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(Photo by Steve Rawley) (from “The Habits Of Supremely Happy People” — by Kate Bratskeir — Huffington Post) “They cultivate resilience. According to psychologist Peter Kramer, resilience, not happiness, is the opposite of depression: Happy people know how to bounce back from failure. Resilience

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Yes, I should cook more often. I’m a good cook. I find it relaxing. We need to eat. God knows we have vegetables in the fridge and the freezer, jars and bags of beans, pasta, flour and everything else (spices, oils, salt n pepa) in the cupboard. Fresh herbs in the garden. But I don’t. [...]

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Man, do I love biographies. I’m reading now, don’t bug me. The End

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(Photo by Steve Rawley) Here you go… just in case you missed this when it first ran. “Video games and cookies and hot chocolate It might even snow!” “Christmas time is here It might not snow at all, but We can still rejoice!” – Christmas haikus from Elf on a Shelf, shortly before he was [

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Two grown-up books and several kid books today: First up: Michael Korda’s classic, “Country Matters.” I love the heck out of this book. “Have no fear, Roe is here!” I read this when it first came out, at my Mom’s recommendation, and we’ve both re-read it several times. It’s wi

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“No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them. Nobody is going to teach you your true history, teach you your true heroes, if they know that that knowledge will help set you free.” ― Assata Shakur (Photo by Steve Rawley)

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“My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea/And the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Photo by Steve Rawley)

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here’s a picture for you: (Photo by Steve Rawley) Now I need to work-out/shower/sleep, ah, the glamorous life. xo wm

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…means I need to clean the house. I don’t wanna. What’s new with you, Internets? (Photo by Steve Rawley)

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need a tissue Take a kitten pic.twitter.com/nd0SHTLxzV — Emergency Kittens (@EmrgencyKittens) September 19, 2013 If we were a soap opera, it would be called “Episodes in the Afternoon” and no one would watch. Long week so far, and it’s only Tuesday. PEACE OUT. – wm

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This one fits today. “We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” – Anon

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(Photo by Steve Rawley) Doesn’t that look good? I’ll have to go pick some strawberries for dinner. (We planted some everbearings and get three crops a season from them. Who knew berries grew this way?) Hello, dumplings. What’s up? My husband and daughter are finally back from London, and I owe them some de

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(Photo by Steve Rawley) This is one of my favorite photos of the Tualatin River — can’t wait to get out and canoe some more. Trying to kick coffee/black tea. New delight: Herbal Iced Tea 4 bags Passion Fruit herbal tea 2 bags ginger tea A couple splashes lemon juice 3 cinnamon sticks Put in [...]

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Cookbook is ready!!! You’ll find it on CreateSpace, on Amazon, and on Kindle… soon. From my Dear Late Granny’s upcoming COOKBOOK! which, yes, is FINALLY DONE after just eight years or something. will be available thru Amazon and Kindle in the next couple of weeks, so watch for it… I’ll post a l

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(Photo by Steve Rawley) “How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.” — Spanish proverb

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Best, easiest recipe ever for Lemon Squares. Serve with fresh blueberries on the side. Bon appetit, babies! – wm Lemon Squares Serves: 15 squares Ingredients Crust: 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus more for sprinkling Filling: 4 large eggs 5

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My buddy. He lives in the iris patch. (Photos by Steve Rawley)

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“Life gets a little trickier as you get older; it just does…. When my first child was born, [director] Costa-Gavras said to me, ‘They break your heart every day,’ and I thought, ‘Oh,that’s just so perfectly European and negative and I love having this baby. He fills my heart every day.

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The New York Review’s collection is a beautiful selection of titles. Really nice gifts for children, grown-ups, or yourself. Reading all weekend, happy :) – nancy

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…with my students and at our house:

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