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Portland Bridges Now

A while back a challenge was issued to base a modern quilt on one of Portland’s bridges (I chose the Hawthorne Bridge) and to use 1/2 yard of Violet Craft’s Waterfront Park line for Michael Miller fabrics. 207 more words


August 28, 2014: More Survivor than Winner

Teaching can be planned and executed perfectly.  The day can be incredibly smooth and worry free.  If only that had happened today.  It sounds like my teaching day was a complete disaster.  126 more words


"Our Goal; Keep Dumb and Stupid Far Apart"


“Don’t allow your wounds to transform you into someone you’re not.”   (Paulo Coelho)



“Look closely at the present you are constructing.  It should look like the future you are dreaming.”   … 319 more words


Day 12 (Even though it's been 12 1/2 billion years since I last posted): 5 Guys whom you find attractive.

Well, this should be fairly easily considering I am boycrazy about 99% of the time.

1. Ty; the only person on this list who isn’t a celebrity. 441 more words

30 Day Challenge.

Life's Challenges

Life is challenging right now.  Not that it’s a bad thing, it’s just challenging.

Every day we see improvements in the boys, but every day we have challenges, especially with FS1.  1,077 more words


Always Looking Up

Imagine walking along a path in the forest enjoying the solitude of nature. First you hear some sounds and soon feel a few drops of water. 433 more words

I've Felt Worse

One of Lynn’s regular responses when someone asks how he is doing is, “I’ve been worse.”  It conveys to the person asking that he’s not feeling great but that he’s grateful he’s not feeling worse.  397 more words