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Comfy Cocooning

Cocooning is a trend named by Faith Popcorn in the 1990’s, but I think it’s still very accurate nowadays. Cocooning is about staying inside, enjoying your own home and almost literally wrapping yourself in blankets. 203 more words


I Am Safe 

My name is Amelia, and tonight I am safe.

“Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person. Having neither to weigh thoughts or measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are.” ~Dinah Maria Mulock… 581 more words

Shutting Out The Spring

Spring has come unseasonably early here in Oregon, and I can sense things stirring in my backyard already, pushing and slicing their way to the surface. 213 more words

Safe Distance 

I see you watching my life in pictures and hear you’ve been asking how I’ve been. I hope you never cross this safe distance that lies between you and me.

A Phoenix Has Risen

Back in early 2013 I published 2 blog postings about the old abandoned Cleveland Trust Company.  It was a incredibly beautiful bank building which had become deserted for newer more modern facilities under newer and more modern names.  146 more words

When School Shopping Goes Bad

(This post originally appeared on OC Family on August 29, 2013)

I recently went back-to-school shopping with my kids, who will both be in Jr. High this year. 803 more words