The Week: August 17, 2012

17th Aug, 2012

Remember how a few weeks ago, I was upset about how cold it was in Seattle? Well, I’ve been eating those words. (Metaphorically, I mean. Technically, the only thing I’ve…

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10 Weirdly Wonderful Things About...

– Have you ever fallen in love with a place that you’ve visited, but you can’t really figure out why? There’s just something inexplicable about it that makes you happy…

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The View from the Hamon Observation...

16th Aug, 2012

– I’m a bargain-hunter. I’d like to think of this as one of my better qualities, instead of, as my husband puts it, “an acute kind of madness.” And granted,…

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12 Ways to Terrify Someone Recovering...

15th Aug, 2012

– One of the nice things about brain surgery is that you can pick out all sorts of clever things to say for when you come to. I had a…

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The Peerless Hotel, Ashland, Oregon

13th Aug, 2012

– Every time that Rand and I stay in an old hotel, we have a similar exchange: Me: This place is nice. Too bad it’s haunted. Rand: Baby, this place…

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The Week: August 13, 2012

Many of you are probably wondering why I am beginning the week with a round-up of links. After all, don’t I usually¬†end¬†the week with a round-up? Why on earth am…

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6 Weeks.

9th Aug, 2012

It’s been six weeks since my surgery. My surgeon said that it would take about six weeks until I felt completely like myself again. Six weeks until I was more…

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The Jacksonville Cemetery, Oregon

8th Aug, 2012

– Yesterday, I noted that I was freaked out because the Touvelle House was right next to the Jacksonville Cemetery, and the risk of encountering zombies was therefore very high.…

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The Touvelle House, Jacksonville, OR

7th Aug, 2012

– Have you ever found yourself doing something and had the stunning realization that you are, in fact, a grown-up? Like the first time you get behind the wheel of…

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