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Yearly Archives: 2015


One day we drove to the mountains to play in the snow, and it was so, so beautiful.  Then it snowed here!  For one glorious day we got to frolic in the snow, sled with cardboard, build a tiny snowman, get really cold, and drink tea inside while snow fell outside.  I know it’s no […]

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Welp, I just spotted this post I’d saved awhile ago and never posted.  So here are a few “extras” for you!

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the things of late

We’ve been keeping busy lately, and I’ve been enjoying the ease of taking photos with the iPhone.  Jones life has been filled with… seeing orcas, rain, snuggles and wrestles, salmon spawning, games and new pants, magic!, Christmas forts, Thanksgiving with friends, piano learning, YMCA, knitting, Seattle, allergies, rain, homeschooling, new friends, my birthday, photography, crafting, Christmas […]

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halloween season

Oh, the excitement we endure  enjoy each year as we progress into the Halloween season.  Yes, it is a season, starting right around mid-August, when the kids borrow stacks of Halloween books from the library, hunt for costume supplies at the thrift store, break out the Halloween bin from the garage, and start making.  Ashton, with […]

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We are still here!  I haven’t been taking many photos this summer; mostly, I think, due to being so very busy with the landscaping projects I’ve been working on.  We did lots of hikes and camping, beach trips and picnics… but those ones will have to be remembered in our minds rather than in pictures.  I’m […]

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More water and woods this month, our vacation in Montana, trees and shrubs to be conquered at home (this was mostly in June I think, and yes we did fill a huge dumpster), hot HOT weather, Matt in and out of town with the Navy Band, home projects of the quilting, seed-starting, and fabric painting kind (Cedar […]

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We took off during Matt’s leave time in search of our favorite place in Montana, all the way north near Canada and up a winding mountain road, way back into the mountains where only the friendly locals go.  We camped there (like we did last year and hopefully again next year and the year after that) […]

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