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~ At Jocelyn’s Cabin In The Woods ~

Jocelyn met us in Newport and we drove in tandem to her cabin. Her husband is working so he can’t be here, and both children are grown and making their way in life. Jocelyn and I met when we both … Continue reading

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~ In A Vase On Monday — Wedding Flowers ~

Creighton, Jello and I are staying with our friend Jocelyn, at her cabin on Priest Lake, Idaho. Just two days ago she was in Seattle for the wedding of her younger brother. Since she was driving home, and the bridesmaids … Continue reading

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~ Mac’s Landing ~ Deer Lake, WA ~

Last night we stayed in Newport, Washington where my family lived from 1950-55. Since I was very young, my recollections of Newport are few and far between. Our focus yesterday, Sunday was to visit Deer Lake Resort for a picnic … Continue reading

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~ In A Vase ~ In My Heart ~

“Memories, you see, last longer than anything else.”  Margaret Sangster Harvey Littlejohn Low February 28,1922 – Spokane Washington ~ June 3, 2016 – Corvallis, Oregon My younger sister, Lori and I collaborated to write a quality obituary of our father. … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

       

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~In Memory of My Father ~

Harvey Littlejohn Low (February 28, 1922 – June 3, 2016) On the day my father died I planted flowers in my sister’s garden — Lemon and marmalade marigolds Sapphire lobelia circling Garnet geraniums. This is a poem I wrote when … Continue reading

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~ Teachers – Pivotal People ~ WPC – Admiration 4 ~

On Monday I began a series highlighting teachers who have guided my life, starting with family. Tuesday I put a spotlight on Mom, featuring a photo of her in the prime of life. This morning I included a nature photo, … Continue reading

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~ In A Vase On Monday + WPC – Admiration ~

When was the last time I had both Camelia and Rose blooming at the same time? Heavens, maybe every year, but our roses are a good three weeks early and the Camelia are hanging onto the last of their blossoms! … Continue reading

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~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Admiration ~

There are many things, qualities and people I regard with respect and approval. Today I begin a series in praise of all the teachers who have guided me through life. It starts with family This was the Harvey Low Clan … Continue reading

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~ Best Friends ~ Cee’s B&W Challenge: Candid [Camera]~

Cee’s challenge this week is to show a candid photo of a person or animal. This one includes both! Missy Jello loves her Creighton, he loves her and I love both of them.

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