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Category Archives: everyday life

A new beginning

We’ve traded Los Angeles for Portland, Oregon.  The past few months have been a flurry of packing, preparing, house-selling, house-hunting, and then unpacking.  I love our new neighborhood; we’re in walking distance to just about anything we need, and we’re just minutes from my brother- and sister-in-law and our nephew.  A good trade, I’d say.

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Celebrating Halloween: a flower from a walk around Portland, Oregon; a pirate pumpkin on someone’s porch; Éamonn is ready for the holiday; and a cheesy brunch.

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Maternity leave

Since the birth of my son earlier this summer I’ve been on maternity leave.  I spend my days walking to the coffee shop around the corner, going to the park and having picnics, playing on the living room floor, and eating early dinners.

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