It’s rainbow season!!

This is some of the weather I love most, the rain followed by bursts of sunshine that make the just-passed and the also-still-impending dark clouds even more dramatic. The thickening air that smells, everywhere, like flowers. The bird songs — not the bird chatter, but the actual songs, the musical …

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Reprieve

This is the time of year in the Northwest where it sometimes starts to feel like it’s been grey forever. It hasn’t been, exactly — there have been moments or days even of brilliant and beautiful weather — but early last week was so, so rainy, so low-cloud dreary, the …

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Rainy-day zen

It’s only annoying that it rains if you’re trying to stay dry. That’s my zen thought of the day. The last few days have been rainy, which has been a total relief, and I’ve spent a fair amount of time getting wet with a giant smile on my face. And …

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