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Grandparents Weekend

On Fridays, our five-year-old Byron attends Wilderness Adventure School somewhere beyond Duvall. Last week, Don and I were invited to their Grandparents’ Day. In order to get to school at ten on Friday morning, we left our home in Seattle … Continue reading

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People ask me why I chose to publish my novel, SHOW ME YOUR FACE, as an independent project rather than try to find a conventional publisher. Lots of reasons. My experience with publishers was not always happy. When HOLD THE … Continue reading

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Deadhorse Canyon–Tell Yourself You’re in the Mountains

When the snow began to fall in the mountains and I grudgingly evolved from mountain hiker to city walker, I ¬†tried to find a transitional hike for the Walkie-Talkies, my weekly hiking group, to make the switch to urban hiking … Continue reading

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Eating Well in Cuba

It’s funny how seemingly unrelated events over many years time can somehow coalesce into one experience. Several years ago I saw a play at the Seattle Repertory Theatre called “The Cook” by Eduardo Machado. More recently, my book group read … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Dessert? A Meditation on Bread Pudding

I don’t have a favorite dessert, but my husband loooves¬†Bread Pudding. Whenever we go to a new restaurant, before he orders anything else, he asks if they have bread pudding, and if they do, he orders it immediately, to be … Continue reading

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Choking Accidents in Children and Risky Foods

Recently I read that the American Academy of Pediatrics wants parents to know that choking is one of the leading causes of injury and death in children, especially those under three years of age, and aspirated food is the most … Continue reading

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