Tag: Bend

  • Beware the Pencil Skirt

    Beware the Pencil Skirt

      I arrived back in the Pacific Northwest a week ago, however, I didn't arrive home until Monday night. I took time to visit with my sister, celebrate my husband's 60th birthday, and make two trips to Central Oregon to search for a new home.[..]
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  • Straight out of a Novel

    Straight out of a Novel

      Daughter Shelby called me this morning. Or maybe I called her (who can remember these things after watching The Great British Baking Show, which, yes, I know is an oxymoron). Today was Shelby's last day at the law office where she has worked for[..]
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  • Mad Women Hikers

    Mad Women Hikers

    The plan was to go on a leisurely hike, then have a late lunch in Sisters, Oregon. You know, pushing the baby in the stroller so everyone can enjoy The Boy as much as the rest of us do. That was the plan. As we[..]
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  • On the Week You Were Born

    On the Week You Were Born

    On the week you were born, the sun shone bright in the town where I live, but an inversion of cotton-white clouds filled the basin of the Columbia. Looking in my rear view mirror as I drove south on Highway 97, through Rufus, Moro, Grass[..]
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  • If Hell had levels …

    If Hell had levels …

      It's hot as blazes around here. That's what I told my buddy Charlie when he called from Boston. Just imagine shoveling all the snow in the winter, he said.  That will put it in perspective. I don't have to imagine shoveling snow in the[..]
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