Silver Falls Mothers Day

Tara and I went camping on Sunday for Mother’s Day in Silver Falls State Park. We’ve been camping on Mother’s Day, rain or shine, since the kid was in middle school. This year it was time to find a new place. Over the years I have had Silver Falls recommended for a hike because of […]

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Perspective from Mom

I think Mom has been reaching out to me the last couple days. I keep accidentally stumbling onto memories of her. In the last few days I have found old photos of her, remembered that things in my house (and plants outside) were gifts from her, laughed at the memory of her ferocious opinions about […]

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Traditional Mother’s Day

Our traditional Mother’s Day is not likely similar to yours. Nonetheless, aren’t traditions sometimes the whole reason we look forward to a holiday? For Tara and me, it’s camping. It all started because I am the outdoorsy one and Tara less so. And when the kid was little, I just laid down the law and […]

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