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Beazell Memorial Forest

Corvallis, OR nature hike // This is one of my favorite hikes in Corvallis although...

Iron Mountain Hike

Hike time in the Willamette National Forest! We decided to try out a new path so we...

Aphids, house plants, and quarantine!

Lately, I have been a bit obsessive about checking my plants for mites each day (and...

iris, bittersweet, & more seasonal delights

Ants are climbing all over my irises! I'm guessing the iris attracts them with nectar and the...

a place for thoughts

simplifying for summer

It has been cleaning spree 2013 these last few weeks! I've been cleaning, re-arranging, purging, and...

Chip Ross Walk

With the regular Friday night wine tasting cancelled in observation of the holiday weekend and the evening...

Sunday Surf and Beaver Creek Birdwatching

Our Sundays are turning into "Surfdays", which Sylvan is probably more than ecstatic about. It never...

Mary’s Peak Hike

Leila, Wes, and River came to Corvallis this weekend!...

common garden snail

There is something so amazing and ancient about gastropods. To the nature-lovin'-observer in me, they are magnificent....

Cape Kiwanda Sunday

We spent Sunday on the Pacific coast with our mother's in mind. There were lots of families...

happy mother’s day + a poem!

Sending out lots of love to all the amazing super women and nurturers. You are...

beautiful fuchsia

Sylvan brought me this beautiful fuchsia clipping today from his class and it is oui oui picture...

Garden Adventure Time

I finally had an afternoon/evening to work in my backyard garden space. By finally, I might mean...

Kinfolk Saturdays: Flower Potluck

To my delight, Sylvan and I traveled to Portland yesterday to help out with the