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New in 2022

New in 2022

Dear Friends, I hope this finds you all healthy and safe! I had a lot of travel time this week between driving to California and flying to Denver. I thought I would share with you what has been on my mind. Happy Sunday! THE EVER SHIFTING HORIZON In the past few years (hard to believe…

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Two Ways to Say I Love You!

Two Ways to Say I Love You!

Dear Friends, I hope this finds you all healthy and safe. It has been a busy couple of weeks in Oregon! Short but sweet! After wet, wet days and a power outage last week, it has been dry with some sunshine this week. The winter sunrises and sunsets have been beautiful! I was able to…

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The French Connection

The French Connection

Dear Friends, Good morning from Amity, Oregon. The sun is out this morning for the first time since I arrived on Tuesday. It is a beautiful morning and hopefully a sign of the week to come. I just love it when the valley below us is socked in with fog and the mountains are out.…

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Happy New Year to You!

Happy New Year to You!

Dear Friends, I hope you had a joyous and restful holiday season and that you, your friends, and your family are healthy. A shout out to the front-line workers who have spent their holidays caring for others battling the virus. And to all of those affected by the fires in Colorado, my thoughts are with…

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January in the Brooks Garden

January in the Brooks Garden

“Something essential happens in a vegetable garden. It’s a place where if you can’t say ‘I love you’ out loud, you can say it in seeds. And the land will reciprocate in beans.”      -Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants Hope is in a seed. As we…

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