a girl and her horse

It all began at the Saddle Shop in San Carlos. Boots. Riding helmet. Gathering all the things required for Ava’s highly anticipated horse camp. Rows of boots, all shapes and sizes. Some with sparkles, most without. Long rows of saddles slung over … Continue reading

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the surprise swimming hole

The rustic and historic Salish Lodge is perched on a rugged cliff right above the 268 foot drop of the stunning Snoqualmie Falls. The falls are part of the National Register of Historic Places and deeply rooted in the culture and beliefs of the Snoqualmie … Continue reading

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the flower pianos

The botanical gardens bloomed with bright staccatos, sweet allegros, and long crescendos. Today, the park was filled with the fragrance of music; you could smell the notes as they intertwined with the flowers. Spread out before us was Flower Piano, a twelve day 75th anniversary celebration for the San … Continue reading

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angel and strawberry

This is a story of two sand crabs named Angel and Strawberry. Crabs who were peacefully hiding in a large pile of rocks on the beach. Two unsuspecting crustaceans just minding their own business until the tide rolled back in. How did the … Continue reading

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the reality of pinterest and the peanut butter bird feeder

I had some extra toilet paper rolls. This is not surprising in a house with children. I vaguely remembered making some sort of bird feeder out of them when I was small, so I thought it might be fun to try … Continue reading

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