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The August Break: Twenty-Three

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 23. Water Today was all about getting Lucky, our first ever family dog and Dylan’s 11th birthday present. We drove to Alexandria (2.5 hours each way, from home) to meet this beautiful girl being fostered by a couple who lives in Fargo, through the Retrieve a Golden of […]

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Outlander

The August Break: Seventeen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 17. Reading I bought a new-to-me used book today…how exciting! We’re about to go on two road trips within the next week: Two+ hours each way tomorrow to meet our hoped-for rescue dog, then twenty hours next weekend, bound for Georgian Bay and Greenhouse land. I’m […]

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The Lowbrow's grilled cheese

The August Break: Sixteen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 16. Fire These days, Jesse and his college-bound friends refer to things that used to be “cool” (my generation) and “groovy” (my mom’s generation) as “sick” and “fire.” Apparently the lunch I took the boys out for on Friday was “super fire.” The Lowbrow’s grilled cheese with […]

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The August Break: Fifteen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 15. Art I have the privilege of personally knowing quite a few truly exceptional artists. Check ’em out! Anna Dvorak (my friend) Michael Warren Contemporary Art Gallery Anthony Hedrick (my father) His portraits are sublime.   Aaron Morgan Brown (my cousin) Strecker Nelson Gallery John Gary […]

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Heart-shaped waffles

The August Break: Thirteen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 13. Last Year Last year, on August 13th, I was in Tobermory Ontario, staying on Georgian Bay with the Greenhouse clan. A month with Dylan and Jesse, away from daily cares and responsibilities, time passing slowly and languorously, minute after minute, hour after hour, day after day. […]

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The August Break: Eleven

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 11. Edge Yesterday I felt like I was out on the edge of something. Emotional, overwhelmed. My sensitivity and intense caring about everyone and everything became too much. I leaned into it and let it be and did my best to just live with it, to […]

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bloody mary and the sweet colleens

The August Break: One to three

Ohmigoodness, it’s been over a month since I last wrote a blog post. This is NOT how I envisioned blogging 2015 to go. The August Break Business is booming, I’ve got a son heading off to college at the end of the month, necessitating lots of family time, summer activities and finishing up my first […]

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