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I met the most amazing craftspeople when I was in Portland last week. Read my USA Today piece, 10 Portland makers who will make you say, “Please take my money!” and get all your holiday shopping done early!

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5 truths and a lie by robin kall

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I love when my friends decide to play 5 truths and a lie with me! Last year, Madge Stein Woods and Rachel Joyce played along. And now, Robin Kall of Reading with Robin is joining in. Yay! [Read more…]

midweek at the oasis: books, giraffes, jimmy fallon and “the voice”

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By Wednesday, many bloggers go wordless. Because that is apparently impossible for me to do, I’ve decided to celebrate Hump Day another way. Instead of giving you some long post to read while you’re counting the days to the weekend, I’m going to share some of my favorite random stuff from Facebook in case you missed it. [Read more…]