Year in Pictures: 2013

January

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Kicking off my interview series project with Sarah


january

Finishing my second quilt!


january2

wintertime


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love my neighborhood


February

february

Indented Head, Victoria, Australia


february2

WWOOFing in Australia


february3

Melbourne Botanic Gardens


february4

Chillin’ with my sweetheart


March

march

New adirondack chairs!


march2

Officially went gluten-free after an elimination diet showed me the light


march3

tulips from my honey 🙂


march4

happiness in an Oz necklace reminding me of days past and days to come


April

april

my lilacs


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my tulips


May

may

Saying goodbye to the original Cafe Eleven gals with wine, bellydancing, and laughs


may2

redecorated the bathroom!


may3

Got to see the Dalai Lama talk about the environment, which ended with a set by Red Hot Chili Peppers of all folks!


may4

battling blue crabs with Sarah in DC!


may5

Seeing Dr. King’s memorial for the first time


June

june

My partner and I chillin’ on Alberta in the sunshine


June2

Seattle Mariners game


june3

reunion with my Times gals in Seattle!


june4

love love love the Japanese Gardens


june5

mellow in Manzanita


june6

rockin’ the road trip!


July

july2

my garden going wild!


july5

our sunflowers were nuts!


july3

peace, garden, peppers


july4

sentimental picnic at Cathedral Park


july

tomato pruning adventures


August

august

babysitting Roxy at Sauvie Island 🙂


august2

oodles of Sauvie Island pears for canning


august3

red sunflowers from the garden


august4

the sweet sweet visiting kitty Omar, who a few weeks later was killed by a pit bull down the street 😦


September

sept

using the harvest to make kale soup!


sept2

umpteen tomatoes canned


sept3

making jerky from the Iliamna Alaskan salmon share


sept4

homemade pickles from my garden’s cukes!


sept5

pickled cherry bomb peppers from the garden


October

october

Woodlawn Park


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I adore fall


october3

truly a 3-Dimensional friendship!


october4

Wordstock’s most vivacious author (and inspiration)!


November

November2

jazz and girlfriends


November

fava bean cover crop for winter


November 3

prepping for cold so pineapple sage will return in spring!


December

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I got to travel the Great Ocean Road!


damum

I had an awesome holiday!



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Spent time with this wonderful family!!


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Saw cool animals!


danaimee

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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