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Erica Wisner
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DIY Cancer Care (short version: not fun)
Breaking radio silence, I wanted to let some concerned friends and
family know that we are OK.  We have had a series of disappointing
medical appointments for Ernie, resulting in a lot of not much happening,
and we are coming out of an extended paperwork...

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Woodshed DIY Resources
August DIY Update:  Woodsheds Again In the
Western states, our summer dry season is approaching its
end. (Sometimes in a fiery burst of heat. Our sympathy to the folks
currently threatened by active wild fires; we're feeling very lucky NOT to be fighting ...

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Woodshed DIY Resources
August DIY Update:  Woodsheds Again In the
Western states, our summer dry season is approaching its
end. (Sometimes in a fiery burst of heat. Our sympathy to the folks
currently threatened by active wild fires; we're feeling very lucky NOT to be fighting ...

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Countdown to the New Normal
If our bodies made logical sense, we would be robots. A lot has happened since I wrote the posts for May - including some lovely professional opportunities, re-connecting with old friends and colleagues, and making new memories. But in the last couple of mo...

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All the Pretty, Amazing Mothers (part 4 of 4)
Among my earliest memories is a beloved and familiar voice singing a lullaby in my childhood bedroom.  The warm coverlet with its broad plaid stripes in shades of brown, orange, gold, and green.  Darkness obscuring the shapes in the wallpaper.  And the mell...

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Grandmothers' Secret Lives (Moms part 3 of 4)
When I say "grandma," what comes to mind? Extra-emphatic smile lines and grey hair?  The world's best babysitter, baking cookies, knitting booties, tending colic?  "You drive like a grandma," implying excessive caution, or perhaps the terror of failing eyes...

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Thank You, Mom (Part 2 of 4)
This is for my first-and-always mother, Eleanor.  I have plenty of second-hand anecdotes and fragments of my early life, including snow bunnies and snow dolphins, mountain walks identifying iconic Northwest plants, and little sailboats made of Tupperware wi...

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Spring and Tides
We're pointed toward the ocean this month.  Seeing the waves and abundant shore life is some compensation for missing part of garden season back home. We are musing on a couple different science topics. Animated real-time global conditions at earth.nullscho...

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Rockety goodness continues.  Help us hit our All-Star Kitchens stretch goal (Rocket Wood Cook Stoves eBook with 5 distinct, elegant kitchens) - produced if we hit $45K today.  http://kck.st/229WnXq

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Final 24 hours on Kickstarter.
All the Goodies! It is hard to keep straight all these Kickstarter reward packages.  What is everyone else doing? The most popular reward level is $35.  At that level, you get: "The Book" + the "Fire Starter Rewards" In other words, you get: - The Rocket Ma...
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