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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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