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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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Oh. My. God. What a spectacle. Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2017 at Spot On
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Oh, my! Wouldn't it be exciting is it to participate in a regatta? You know, with someone who has experience doing it, of course. I think I'll need to add this to my Bucket List. :) Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Spot On
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SS Minnow? The Love Boat? Exxon Valdez? Boaty McBoatFace? Nope. It's the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler. We took the visiting in-laws on a lovely dinner cruise up and down the Columbia River Gorge which separates Washington and Oregon states. It was perfect summer weather. Absolutely puuuurrrrfect. The ship is one in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Spot On
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Spot On
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brisk walks past farmers' fields + rain finally gives way to summer sun + outdoor church pantries + "take what you need, give what you can..." + friends over for the Fourth + outdoor dog shows + marigolds and lavender at dusk + red tail hawks + fragrant jasmine by... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at Spot On
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It's been up and down and 'round and 'round over here — I promise that I'll post more soon. Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at Spot On
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This Cherokee Dogwood tree never gets any bigger. It’s stayed the same size for 18 years and I honestly don’t know what its problem is. How can it do that? Stay the same size? Shouldn’t it be enormous by now like everything else in the state of Oregon? It does... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at Spot On
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Yamhill Pub, downtown Portland Oregon, after the March for Science Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at Spot On
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at Spot On
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There was no use going outside with the heavy, rainy days that we are having right now, but there were some projects that insisted they be handled. So a few Sundays ago I put on a movie (“Unbroken”…for ironic inspiration in case I wanted to quit) and I pulled out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at Spot On
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Posted Mar 30, 2017 at Spot On
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Not much to say since January —and here we are staring down the month of March— but so much has happened, hasn’t there? We are all already weary of this administration. In between life, and work, and more life, I’ve pulled out old picture books, knitting looms (for the longest... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Spot On
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These stairs were the least of my worries. Even with all the digging (and salting) I'm waiting for the thaw. Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2017 at Spot On
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Oh. Hello there. Happy New Year and Happy the Holidays Are Over! I know most people really love them, but I’m not as in love with them as I used to be years ago. They’ve become complicated in many ways for me, so let’s just say these complications makes them... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at Spot On
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Oh. Hello there. Happy New Year and Happy the Holidays Are Over! I know most people really love them, but I’m not as in love with them as I used to be years ago. They’ve become complicated in many ways for me, so let’s just say these complications makes them... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at Spot On
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:: Auld Lang Syne plays in background, couples kissing :: Harry: What does this song mean? My whole life, I don't know what this song means. I mean, "Should old acquaintance be forgot"? Does that mean that we should forget old acquaintances, or does it mean if we happened to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at Spot On
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I had no idea this was going on out there. Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2016 at Spot On
Posted Dec 25, 2016 at Spot On
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Your shadow will be the longest ever during the year on the Winter Solstice. Catch it if you can. Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at Spot On
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Birthdays + fake news + November election + depressed + frightened + more birthdays + Thanksgiving + reflection + sadness + finally feeling like creating again + reduced daylight + brisk walks + puppy classes + take down autumn decorations and decorate the house for the holiday + stockings up!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at Spot On
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It's been very Halloween-y here this week. Baby Spot and I went for a walk late last Monday while the sun was setting and it was all twilight, leaving flying, and owls hooting. {{Seriously. The Great Horned Owls are busy out here.}} It was like an episode of The No... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2016 at Spot On