Author Archives: Walking the Rainbow

hello there

Have you been looking for me? I’m still here. Well, not here HERE.  But, I am here in the great big world of blogging. Even if you weren’t looking for me or wondering where I stepped off to, I needed … Continue reading

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becoming a runner

I have no recollection of ever being a runner. In high school, I conceded against my will to what the teacher was requesting and would begrudgingly round the track at a sloth’s pace. And, I would happily switch to a … Continue reading

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back at it

Here I am. Yes, I’m still alive. Yes, my family is still intact. The last 12 (!?) months have actually been rather unremarkable. It’s been pleasantly predictable and comfortable. Just the way I like it. But, I’ve missed this place. … Continue reading

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2012 in review stats

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 39,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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organized simplicity

I consider myself to be a highly organized person. I have flawless systems in place for just about everything and I pride myself on my ability to remember the appointments, make the phone calls, find that gift I bought months … Continue reading

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plastic bag ban

I have some big news that I am just ecstatic about.  Literally busting at the seams.  Sit down – NO, no sibling for Camden and Beckett just yet, but it is still pretty cool.  The city of Bellingham passed an … Continue reading

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price at the peak

We recently took a short family vacation to eastern Washington where the sun shines bright, the thermometers approach scorching and the orchards are overloaded with apricots, cherries and peaches. On our way out of town at the end of our … Continue reading

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a new idea

We are blessed to have a huge lot with a very big vegetable garden.  There is a lot of area to work with and I am able to switch up experimental newbies with my old standbys.  But, I am always … Continue reading

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camden is famous!

Camden has found that the drawers in the kitchen are filled with a wondrous array of goodies – cloth napkins, tupperware, spoons, you name it… Oh, and then there is the  drawer with a loaf of Dave’s Killer Bread! I … Continue reading

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local corner: summer stops

I really embrace each of the seasons when they arrive, but summer might just be the one dearest to my heart.  It could be endlessly long days with gardening into the wee hours of the evening or the good ol’ … Continue reading

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