Like most people, Randy and I get our fair share of spam and scam emails.  Maybe I need to find a another form of entertainment, but I get a kick out...

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Been Nice Knowin’ Ya

About a month ago, I flew to Portland.  Oregon, not Maine, not Arkansas or any one of the other almost thirty states with a city named Portland.  Th...

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A Few Hours In Portland

I am of the belief that there is no such thing as a weed, especially if it blooms pretty.  Honestly, I have never seen an ugly flower.  Well, except...

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Wildflowers 101

Summer is in full swing at our little piece of heaven.  While it may get a bit warm during the day, the evenings cool off nicely.  And mornings have...

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The (Very) Lazy Days of Summer

Critter Watch 2017 is in full swing.  So far, with Roxy and Otis’ expert help, we have been very successful in spotting the different beings in...

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Critter Watch 2017

Just in time for summer picnic and barbecue season, here is a super easy recipe for a snack that is sure to be a big hit and will make you famous! Wel...

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Pig Shots

I feel as though I am missing an appendage as my laptop is spending some time at the local repair shop.  Before I left for Portland, the trackpad sta...

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Saturday Odds & Ends

My mini-vacation to Oregon did not last but a couple of days, as my traveling partner became ill and needed to head for home.  On one hand, I was a b...

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Home Is Good

I am on a mini-vacation … Randyless, Roxyless and Otisless in Oregon.  My dear friend Valinda came all the way to Portland from overseas (Haw...

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While I Am Gone Good Things

On a beautiful sunny day last week, not too hot, not too cool, Randy and I dropped Roxy and Otis off to have a play date with Miss Angie. Randy and I ...

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