Tag Archives: Family

The Book – an update

Lots of things are happening behind the scenes in my writing world, which is why I’ve been scarce lately and haven’t been chattering on about all the exciting things happening in the world of physics, such as the solar flare … Continue reading

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On (Attempted) Writing

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”  ~Nathaniel Hawthorne Last week, I started reading Open, the autobiography of Andre Agassi. And, jeepers creepers. This is by far the best sports bio I’ve ever read. Andre’s story is incredible, better than fiction. … Continue reading

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Changes – Mommyish

In 2006, my family changed dramatically – not just once, but twice. That April, at the age of 35, I gave birth to my first baby, a beautiful boy who stole my heart and completely upended my life. That whole … Continue reading

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My Swiftly Tilting Planet

On the Tuesday before Christmas, when my husband was on vacation, we took our boys to a water park, located at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville. This is the place where they house the Spruce Goose and lots of … Continue reading

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Minka Disbrow

Update January 2, 2012 – To those of you who have made your way here from the AP article that went viral today…thank you so much for your interest in this story. My sweet Grandma (though very savvy) has no … Continue reading

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The Mountain

On the third Saturday of May, in 1980. a thirty-year-old scientist named David Johnston headed up the gorgeous Toutle River Valley in Washington State, one of the prettiest places on God’s green earth. Johnston, who worked for the United States … Continue reading

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One Good Month

On a semi-regular basis, the hubby and I look at the boys playing, look at each other, and say, “One good month.” And then we both kind of shake our heads. The only reason our youngest is here, is because … Continue reading

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