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Alicia P.
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At around four o'clock on several afternoons this week I've gone racing home from wherever I am to grab my camera and then careen back out to the east side of Mt. Tabor to try to catch the alpenglow on... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Posie Gets Cozy
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As the leaves turn and drop, and the winds blow and blow, and the rain falls, and the clouds cover, and the frost comes, and the heat turns on, and the fake fireplace glows, and the apple cake bakes, and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Posie Gets Cozy
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I had my handwriting analyzed when I was twenty-four. One of the (many) things it told me was that I was not spontaneous. This is true. I'm plodding. My one spontaneous act seems to be to start making a quilt... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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My dear Meems in her lopapeysa. Special guest appearance by the incomparable Mt. Hood. I forgot to say thank you most sincerely to all of our veterans and military servicepeople and your families for your tremendous sacrifices to protect and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, we're in the thick of it, and it delights me: Cold clear days, cold gray days, mucky-bright leaf-slicks, neighborhood tromps, drooping gardens, hikes on the butte, boots and sweaters, roasted things, flushed cheeks, woodsmoke, white moons in the early... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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I'm still trying to cook. Remember when I used to cook? Oh, those were the days, those were the days!!! My fragile mojo for cooking has left me again. This is getting to be a thing. My people need to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Is there a stretchy cast-off that doesn't flare? Lately I have been making stuff that doesn't fit over anyone's head. Paranoid, I'm now stretchy-casting-on and -casting-off, though I find the look of it quite inelegant. Am I right in thinking... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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At the pumpkin patch with the Montgomeries. Dearest friends on a misty morning. Watching the kiddos navigate a field of pumpkins. I could stay forever, listening to them talk pumpkin to each other and seeing them slog through the mud... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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A walk in the woods. Just a little one, just off the beaten trail. She's an adventurer. A most gorgeous afternoon: cool, crisp, crunchy — the way it almost never, ever is. October, living up to my wildest expectations. This... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, what a weekend it was. Amelia's little party was truly wonderful. She had such an awesome time, and so did we. Yesterday was her actual birthday, and the three of us drove out along the old highway to Multnomah... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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* * * T H A N K Y O U E V E R Y B O D Y ! * * * so very much, for all of the orders!!! I am so thrilled that you like the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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If your Little Animal Family is getting chilly, you might want to consider making them a duffel coat, stripey sweater, jeans, boots, and a scarf this fall. Introducing A Cold Day Outfit Kit, available in two colorways. One is with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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No, I'm not even trying to be funny with these wrinkled dresses (but I'm dying laughing looking at them now — seriously?). This is actually the best I can do. We'll have to use our imagination to visualize what these... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Routine, Routine, where have you been? I miss you! Come back! I flail like a flapping sail without you. Yesterday you returned, just for a bit, and I baked a pie. I put double topping on it, because it felt... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Our girls' beach weekend was EPIC. The house we rented in Cannon Beach could not have been more incredible. It was seriously awesome. We had a great time. We talked, we laughed, we cried, we cooked, we lounged, we shopped,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, it's a bit of a blur around here these days. In the past couple of weeks we went on our vacation, Andy's mom came for a wonderful visit (that's her with my mom and Meems), we saw The Avett... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Awesome. So proud of you, Amanda. Can't wait to get my issue! xo
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Riverside: To wake up to birdsong and mist rising in clouds of steam. To go to bed to crickets sawing and bats swooping and the big moon rising above the trees. To make s'mores near the firepit after dinner and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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The start of the month of new starts! Okay, then! Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Hasten, autumn. Bring your mellow yellows and your lowlights, your red leaves and blushing apples fallen into piles on the side of the road. They're already falling, and the fields are tinted russet, and dry. It's okay. The yards, my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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At first I was thinking that these little dresses and the sweater I finished looked very springlike, palette-wise. But then we had a rare cloudy day, following by some l o v e l y sunny but cool days (oh... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, the fair, the fair. How we love it! Don't get me wrong — it has its share of knock-off sunglasses, hot tubs, monster trucks, greasy food, scary-looking ride operators (is there any other kind?), and it's usually hot-hot-hot. But... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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One of my favorite days of the whole year: Clackamas County Fair photos coming soon :) Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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And everything in between. Cannon Beach, Oregon August 10, 2014. (The picture of Andy towering over the little people is just a weird optical illusion — the people are varying distances behind and around him, and I caught him mid-jump... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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At the end of a beautiful road lies the ocean. We wind through the fields and the forest while she sleeps. Ryan Adams, cinnamon buns, sunlight flashing through the trees. The road twists through the hills, dipping and bobbing. In... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Posie Gets Cozy
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