Monthly Archives: July 2012

Waves

So many boats going by, the waves remind me of the coast!  Sprays up into the air, crashing down onto the rocks below.  I don’t have to travel all the way to the coast, I just have to walk down … Continue reading

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Tidal mystery

Been down to the river several times in the past few days.  Each time, I walk down to see where the water level is now, how many new boulders are visible below the edge.  And I wonder about the tides. … Continue reading

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Jonah

Drove down to the river in our Kia Soul, with Jonah and my friend from up the road, taking our elder boy swimming.  He’s hell on wheels to walk on a leash, always has been – we’ve never been able … Continue reading

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Tides, and sparkles

Strolled down around 6 PM this evening, warm in the sun.  The river blinded in the sunshine, sparkling in it’s tidal rush south, away from the ocean and the Columbia River, confounding my sense of orientation.  I couldn’t keep my … Continue reading

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Forth of Interdependency

Families, picnics, pop ups, people fishing, and sunshine on the river, O my.  Butterflies and dragonflies darting everywhere, drunk with the mud and sun and joy.  Eric and I strolled down together, breathing in the river community’s delight.  Even the … Continue reading

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How I really feel about all this!

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Willamette brooding

Willamette brooding

O river.

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Fireworks and betrayals

Listening to distant fireworks on the river, and some close by, wondering about the wildlife who live along the shores, how they will get through the next few days.  My dogs came and look at me with big eyes, asking … Continue reading

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Of course you’re welcome here

Sorry about the privacy/permission thing.  I’m learning how to use WordPress.  If you haven’t tried it, you might like it.  I’m pretty blown away by what’s possible here. And it’s jump starting my writing!

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Waves

Took my younger dog to the river around 4 PM.  Water is flowing with determination and what felt like longing to me, due north towards the Columbia River.  Steady, full, moving right along.  Tara waded along the shore, and tasted … Continue reading

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