My husband, Peter, and I are at my parents’ cabin in the woods. The weather is perfect for a bike ride, so we took a long one. We had not all …

To me, “the farm” has always meant the farm where my mother grew up, one of 11 children. Every book I ever read that was set on a farm, and ma…

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Wednesday will be our pasta day. When there’s time, I’ll make noodles; when there isn’t time, I’ll use whatever pasta product I have in the cu…

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We eat tacos at least four times a month, usually on Tuesdays but sometimes on Saturdays or Friday—or any time the craving hits. As our kids s…

According to preliminary data received by NOAA’s National Weather Service in Pendleton Oregon, temperatures at Goldendale averaged warmer than…

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Now that fair is over, the kids have gotten down to the business of school. First day of classes started on Wednesday, the 25th. The high scho…

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The Lyle School message on their website stated, “What a great start to the 2021-2022 school year! We’re back to 100 percent in-person, face-t…

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I met my former mother-in-law, “Mama Lou,” and my former father-in-law, “Poppo,” when I was not yet twenty years old. I hitched a ride to meet…

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I like having beans on Monday so there’s something for the tortillas come Taco Tuesday.

As I’m heading into meal planning to find free time (and help make ends meet), I checked on my canned goods, and to my surprise I found a few …

With September, the end of summer arrives. The autumnal equinox, when the Sun lies directly over the equator, comes on Sept. 22 this year. The…

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“I’m tired of living in exile!” my husband, Peter, exclaimed as, for the second day in a row, we packed up everything we would need to be out …