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Friday Things: The Photo Editing Edition

Manipulated Anemone Photo

Yesterday I attended an iPhone photo editing workshop by Seattle-based photographer David Perry.  The workshop was sponsored by my local chapter of the Garden Club of America of which I’m a new member. I can tell already that this will be a fun group to hang out with—garden ladies are the best! I thought I’d [...]

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Friday Things: The Bludgeoning Sunflowers Edition

Sunflowers from my weekly CSA box

I’ve subscribed to a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box for decades.  Every week I pick up a box full of organic vegetables and from May through September I can also receive a bouquet of flowers grown on the farm (Full Belly Farm north of Sacramento). These gorgeous sunflowers were today’s bouquet. Arranging them in a [...]

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Friday Things: The Standing Desk Edition

Ever since I read writer Susan Orlean’s New Yorker piece about working at a treadmill desk, I’ve been intrigued by the idea of walking or at least standing while I work. When we bought this house we thought it came with a built-in office desk. However, when we moved in we found that the (not built-in [...]

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Friday Things Considered: The Chasing Rainbows Edition

Downtown Oakland

At the end of a rainy Friday, I left the house to run a quick errand and found myself chasing rainbows all the way home.  I spotted the first one as I rounded a corner in downtown Oakland and immediately pulled over to admire it. Hoping to find a more open vista I drove a few [...]

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Friday Things Considered: The Feet Photos Edition

Nasturtiums 2

For fun the past few months I’ve been taking e-courses from British photographer and blogger Susannah Conway.  Prior to signing up for Susannah’s courses I had no idea that people often photograph their feet.  Susannah says it’s to show where we are in the world—not just our extensive shoe wardrobes or the state of our [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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    • Now that I’ve done a transatlantic crossing I realize stories of water crossings have always been with me. Noah, Lehi, Columbus, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Kate & Leo. And, of course, all those immigrant ancestors. Our crossing was easy compared to theirs but not without its challenges. Three of our seven days at sea were rough with 25 foot waves and winds at near hurricane status. But despite some seasickness, watching the water and sky was endlessly fascinating.