posts tagged: OR

To Astoria and Back

For several days this week, we have been living in convection oven…hot, hot, hot with a breeze.  Are we done yet?  Are we baked all the way through?  Where is that cake tester? Happily, we made it by staying inside … Keep Reading…

Writing the SHIP

Today I purchased something I never knew I needed until I signed up for The Writer’s Conference that will be presented this year, not in person, but on Zoom.  The organizers said I really needed a selfie light and I … Keep Reading…

We Are Loving Portland

It is cold, it is damp, it is gray.  There is that. The flip side is that it is fun learning how to get around (I’m hopelessly confused as previously reported).  No wonder I did not excel at bridge, the … Keep Reading…

On Golden Pond

Are any of you women starting to relate to “On Golden Pond’?  Just wondering.  It may be time to watch it again.  I”m kidding to a degree because when you travel and are out of your routine, funny things happen.  … Keep Reading…

Mountains of Trouble

A trying day.  A day trying to get things done.  A very trying day.  But was it, really? So, we need to leave our campsite in Camp Champoeg, OR.  A lovely spot.  With full grown trees throwing shade our way.  … Keep Reading…

Rage Against the Machine

This is an experiment.  I have downloaded a tune that, if you click on the arrow above, you can listen to as you read today’s tale.  Good luck. At approximately 6:30 a.m. this morning I catapulted from bed upon hearing … Keep Reading…