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If you know anyone who lives in Portland, you’ve already heard the news. It stopped raining! Not only has it stopped raining (which would have been enough), but the sun came out! Not only that (which thrilled us all to bits), it is 80°! Louise and I walked to Laurelhurst Park, mostly as an excuse […]

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Peter In The Sun

February 5, 2012 by

It’s a beautiful day, but colder than it looks because of the wind. Louise and I decided to take Tempe, one of our dogs, and go for a walk at Waterfront Park. A perfect opportunity for my weekly gift. We parked down by the Esplanade. The wind was whipping as we joined the joggers, bikers […]

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January 15, 2012 by

I should have known better than to drink that much coffee. But I couldn’t help it. Two old friends from our days in Port Angeles were in town today and we met up for breakfast. I was in charge of finding a place to eat  that was convenient for everybody. I Yelped it, Googled it, […]

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See You Around

December 27, 2011 by

What would be a good present for a little boy who loves animals but has no place to live? That’s what I was doing at Rite-Aid today: trying to figure that out. I was down the street at the Hollywood A-Boy picking something up and didn’t even need anything at Rite-Aid. Somehow I felt myself […]

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So Grateful

December 22, 2011 by

Just about the only thing that could get me into the mall this week is the promise of giving away $100. I drove right by on my way home and figured I’d dash in and see what happened. There was a parking place right by the entrance, which seemed like some kind of omen. Once […]

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I Love This Town!

August 28, 2011 by

Patches, on death’s door just a couple of weeks ago, is now eating me out of house and home. Not literally. But she continues to be a very picky eater and doesn’t like to eat the same thing more than two or three days running. A couple of months ago she went off her canned […]

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