Tag Archives: rural living

Happy Endings

After my failed attempt at capturing Frodo, I went off to work in the city. When I returned in the late afternoon, he was waiting on my back porch. I looked at him and decided that I had to try … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Montana

Somewhere between Missoula and Butte, Montana, John Lennon is singing “Imagine” on the stereo.  “Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can…”   I start thinking about my bookshelves again. Mostly I gather my reading material from the library.  I either reserve … Continue reading

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City Mouse, Country Mouse

I grew up in Seattle and though I love the rural paradise where I live now, the city still lures me.  I crave the buzz of energy and the visual stimulation of architecture and art. Most of the time, after … Continue reading

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Bigger Might be Better, But Small is Good Enough

I live in a House for One Person, 360 sq ft of richly layered sanctuary.  This house fits me.  Like Goldilocks searching for the perfect chair, I have lived in Too Big houses and once, on a 33ft sailboat, a … Continue reading

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