Kicking off my interview series project with Sarah
Finishing my second quilt!
love my neighborhood
Indented Head, Victoria, Australia
WWOOFing in Australia
Melbourne Botanic Gardens
Chillin’ with my sweetheart
New adirondack chairs!
Officially went gluten-free after an elimination diet showed me the light
tulips from my honey 🙂
happiness in an Oz necklace reminding me of days past and days to come
Saying goodbye to the original Cafe Eleven gals with wine, bellydancing, and laughs
redecorated the bathroom!
Got to see the Dalai Lama talk about the environment, which ended with a set by Red Hot Chili Peppers of all folks!
battling blue crabs with Sarah in DC!
Seeing Dr. King’s memorial for the first time
My partner and I chillin’ on Alberta in the sunshine
Seattle Mariners game
reunion with my Times gals in Seattle!
love love love the Japanese Gardens
mellow in Manzanita
rockin’ the road trip!
my garden going wild!
our sunflowers were nuts!
peace, garden, peppers
sentimental picnic at Cathedral Park
tomato pruning adventures
babysitting Roxy at Sauvie Island 🙂
oodles of Sauvie Island pears for canning
red sunflowers from the garden
the sweet sweet visiting kitty Omar, who a few weeks later was killed by a pit bull down the street 😦
using the harvest to make kale soup!
umpteen tomatoes canned
making jerky from the Iliamna Alaskan salmon share
homemade pickles from my garden’s cukes!
pickled cherry bomb peppers from the garden
I adore fall
truly a 3-Dimensional friendship!
Wordstock’s most vivacious author (and inspiration)!
jazz and girlfriends
fava bean cover crop for winter
prepping for cold so pineapple sage will return in spring!
I got to travel the Great Ocean Road!
I had an awesome holiday!
Spent time with this wonderful family!!
Saw cool animals!
And through it all, through thick and thin, through good times and bad, I spent this year with the love of my life and took him back home to Oregon with me 🙂