Category Archives: Pacific Northwest

On your 2nd birthday

Dear Malcolm, You’re two years old!  Two whole years old and you are so clearly your own person. With likes (stickers, soccer, strawberries and pirates,) dislikes (bees, toothpaste, the tribal masks on Uncle Tommy’s wall and doing anything you don’t want to do when you don’t want to do it,) and full sentences (I love […]

In retrospect on my birthday…

One year ago today was my 33rd birthday and the first open house at our house on the ridge in Silver Lake. We had put the house on the market on August 8th then opened it up to the public two days later. A Sunday. I remember cleaning frantically. De-cluttering to get it show-ready. The […]