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Bridget
Portland, Oregon area
A graphic designer + art director living in the Pacific Northwest looking for creativity and inspiration wherever she can find it.
Interests: Equestrian, skiing, sewing, archery, photography, children's literature.
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“Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.” —Garrison Keillor Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Spot On
Posted Oct 18, 2014 at Spot On
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Sorry for the radio silence. Busy. Busy. Busy. Busy in a good way. And busy-in-a-good-way is good as long as it doesn't spin out of control, right? Lots of pretty colors but nothing that overwhelms. Just like autumn should be. Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Spot On
I'm a-tryin'...I'm atryin'... *laughs* It's hard to keep September in perspective though, isn't it? We'll have to bolster each other when one of us gets low.
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2014 on Thirty Days Hath September at Spot On
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"We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We will welcome summer's ghost." —Henry Rollins Hello, September. I see you hiding among the rocks. You in all your bright color. You really are back in full force though you pretend not to be.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Spot On
Oh, dear. The dreaded why-won't-this-locker-open-oh-wait-it's-the-wrong-one. (Tell her that later it happens with cars in large parking lots.) I had to laugh because I could hear your voice, Carrie, as you explained and reexplained again. Did you mention to her about going to the wrong class and then having to leave to find the right one? I told my two that that happens to EVERYONE ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH so... you know, no worries. ;-)
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2014 on School House Rocked at Spot On
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School house doors are a little intimidating when you're seeing them for the first time. That doesn't seem to change. One Room? Can you even imagine what that was like? I can't even stand when the internet goes out for half a day, which makes writing on a slate with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Spot On
It's definitely worth the trip! There was a lot of driving to get to the North Rim. I hear the South Rim is easier to get to but gets 4 million visitors a year compared to North Rim's 400,000 visitors.
Toggle Commented Aug 18, 2014 on And This. at Spot On
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Come and saddle up your pony And we'll ride together to Trail's End, Trail's End. Where the mountains meet the valley and the rivers rendezvous Trail's End, Trail's End There's smoke from the chimney and an old dog in the lane and the sign on the gate says "Welcome, friends... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at Spot On
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“Intelligence is like four-wheel drive. It only allows you to get stuck in more remote places.” —Garrison Keillor Had a chance to go with a client/pal to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Never been before. You? Well, if you have been you know that words really can’t describe... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Spot On
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No words, other than the Almighty knows how to show-off. Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at Spot On
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It's summer in pink, blue, and fluffy white. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Spot On
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No sooner did I just get the last of the antique photos posted (with me going on about how happy that last pic is with the Model T) and The Univierse serves a real one up to me. In real time. We just came across it by accident {{or was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Spot On
What I thought when I finished reading your last paragraph: "YES!!!"
Toggle Commented Jul 10, 2014 on July at Posie Gets Cozy
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So, yeah. Bins and bins of strangers' photos. Here are some of the others that I decided to buy on that recent trip to the local antiques store. {{I feel like Shorpy or something.}} As I went through a small box that my youngest daughter had pointed out, I noticed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Spot On
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Just got back from the post office in a downpour. There's a little antique store we like to browse in on the next block when we're in the mood, so we waltzed in there. Always something new even though it's all old. There’s the usual stuff like costume jewelry, figurines... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at Spot On
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when the sun is shining so bright and so hot for an Oregon June and you go out on the deck in this late evening light in an effort to burn this week's nasty cold virus out of you and you sit on an uncomfortable metal deck chair with your... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2014 at Spot On
Well, let's see how long it lasts, Lisa. *laughs* I'm treading lightly at this point!
Toggle Commented Jun 20, 2014 on Blockage at Spot On
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Like most people, I’ve found that ideas come at the most inconvenient times. They happen when I’m walking the dog, waiting for The Daughters to exit their school, or listening to the radio. That’s cool. I’m open to whenever they want to come because I love that rush of creativity.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Spot On
Thanks, Liz. I just hope I'm inspired every month and that it stays cohesive. I think it will. I gotta say, though my digital camera is nice but sometimes I still miss my old film camera. It was so much more familiar in my hands.
Toggle Commented Apr 19, 2014 on Photo Opp at Spot On