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  • yachats bay

Walking on the beach

Yachats bay in a rainstormStorm-tossed Sunday morning, and I'm watching the leaping whitecaps prey on seagulls, tucked snugly under a [...]

  • little brown mushrooms

Errant girl

Grizz, bored Wanna look like a hero while actually tasting a bit of freedom in these pandemicious* times? [...]

Growing up grizzly

Grizz, as usual, captivated the trainer. So did Nathan. As for me, well, CAPTIVATE is not exactly the word [...]


Grizz has gone from a cute, floppy-eared puppychunk to an obvious German Shepherd with a werewolf face. My [...]


Herbal sandwich buns

Using these rolls as they were meant: Hamburgers I've been baking bread and inventing bread recipes since I [...]