Monthly Archives: November 2012


This morning, I saw this on a Facebook post, and thought it fit into the puzzle right here….   “I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more. I … Continue reading

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River’s up

River’s been up, and back down a little again since the big rains last week.  I missed the highest level.  You can tell by how muddy the ground is, slippery and dark.  But the river was heading north this afternoon … Continue reading

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Driving south by Milwaukie’s bay, where the Willamette opens out her arms in greeting there, I always snatch a quick glimpse of Elk Rock Island, and the little rock bridge that goes from there to the mainland, so to speak. … Continue reading

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Shift Change

Picking my way through the rocks and boulders down to the water’s edge this morning around 11 AM, my fingers tingling a little from the cold, I found the river in yet another of her moods: reflective.  No more blue … Continue reading

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