Author Archives: Anne Parker

Lookout

Hey there. It’s been a long while. Summer came and went. The leaves have changed, and now much of them have fallen. I’ve began listening to Christmas music — only the instrumental stuff at this point — and am looking

Lookout

Hey there. It’s been a long while. Summer came and went. The leaves have changed, and now much of them have fallen. I’ve began listening to Christmas music — only the instrumental stuff at this point — and am looking

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Portland Preservation Society

Just about a year ago, with Brooke’s motivation and organization, a handful of people – friends, and friends of friends – somewhat awkwardly assembled at a café in SE Portland to discuss canning and preserving. We each brought books to

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Portland Preservation Society

Just about a year ago, with Brooke’s motivation and organization, a handful of people – friends, and friends of friends – somewhat awkwardly assembled at a café in SE Portland to discuss canning and preserving. We each brought books to

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Unruly Things

Today I have a guest post up at Unruly Things. Check it out here. Or below: Chances are good that if you invite me to brunch at your house, I’ll bring Bloody Marys. Typically this is met with enthusiasm, but

bloody mary

Unruly Things

Today I have a guest post up at Unruly Things. Check it out here. Or below: Chances are good that if you invite me to brunch at your house, I’ll bring Bloody Marys. Typically this is met with enthusiasm, but

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American Country

While thrifting last week, I was in the home and garden book section of Goodwill, and there was a man also perusing the books beside me. His son was literally circling the both of us, knocking into me every time

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American Country

While thrifting last week, I was in the home and garden book section of Goodwill, and there was a man also perusing the books beside me. His son was literally circling the both of us, knocking into me every time

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Christmastime

It’s no secret how much I love Christmas. Always have, always will. (I must have been 3 in this picture with my dad?) Today I took my tree down. I’ve had it over a month, and it would drop a

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Christmastime

It’s no secret how much I love Christmas. Always have, always will. (I must have been 3 in this picture with my dad?) Today I took my tree down. I’ve had it over a month, and it would drop a

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San Juans

It’s been quite a while now since I made this trip north to the San Juans. It was at a really busy time as the summer was winding down, filled with lots of other trips, which is why it came

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San Juans

It’s been quite a while now since I made this trip north to the San Juans. It was at a really busy time as the summer was winding down, filled with lots of other trips, which is why it came

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Snowflakes in the Air

So there are actually no snowflakes where I am (yet). But this weekend I’m headed up to the mountain to stay in a cabin with a few friends, and I’m really hoping for snow. Just two days after Thanksgiving, which

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Snowflakes in the Air

So there are actually no snowflakes where I am (yet). But this weekend I’m headed up to the mountain to stay in a cabin with a few friends, and I’m really hoping for snow. Just two days after Thanksgiving, which