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Daily Photo: All Was Not Lost

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.Yesterday we drove an hour to go to an antique fair, with high hopes of buying a bookshelf or two, or at least some interesting objects for a reasonable price.  It was a total bust.  Everything was insanely overpriced, and […]

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Daily Photo: This is My Street

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Just a few leaves hanging on to the trees around us, this time of year makes me kind of giddy and wistful, all at once.  I wrote about making peace with the seasons last year, and those sentiments have […]

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Countryside Grocery Scavenger Hunt

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I know I already mentioned the roadside shopping in the last post, but I just have to share with you what we came up with today, as we headed toward the coast.  Here are some pictures, and I’ll also give […]

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Weekends Are For Wandering

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.The last two weekends, we haven’t made any real plans.  We’ve generally needed some groceries and wanted to get out of the house, but still didn’t have the energy to take on serious explorations of new cities.  We have been […]

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The English Coast

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. We finally took a day to just go have fun– no errands, no house-hunting, no moving, no taking care of business!  We picked a coastal town– Aldeburgh– and put it into our GPS, and just hit the road.  The […]

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Longing

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. The last time I felt so much longing, my daughter was still in my womb in my last weeks of pregnancy.  I could feel the little bumps of her spine, I could picture her posture, curled up inside me.  […]

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Country Life

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.So, we made it safely to the next chapter of our unusual lives!  The leaving from Portland and arriving in London went off without a hitch, and it’s hard to believe we’ve been here for almost two weeks.  We are […]

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The Final Countdown!

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.We’re definitely in that awkward stage right now of being in the US, but not really being here, just waiting around for the final trip.  We moved out of our house in Bend three weeks ago, and have spent quite […]

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