Year in Pictures: 2013

January

Kicking off my interview series project with Sarah


Finishing my second quilt!


wintertime


love my neighborhood


February

Indented Head, Victoria, Australia


WWOOFing in Australia


Melbourne Botanic Gardens


Chillin’ with my sweetheart


March

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


April

my lilacs


my tulips


May

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


June

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!


July

my garden going wild!


our sunflowers were nuts!


peace, garden, peppers


sentimental picnic at Cathedral Park


tomato pruning adventures


August

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 😦


September

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


October

Woodlawn Park


I adore fall


truly a 3-Dimensional friendship!


Wordstock’s most vivacious author (and inspiration)!


November

jazz and girlfriends


fava bean cover crop for winter


prepping for cold so pineapple sage will return in spring!


December

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 🙂

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