Monthly Archives: December 2011

All I Want for Christmas

Tweet Dear Friends, It is Christmas Eve, almost midnight, and my little Charlie Brown tree glows softly in the corner of my tiny cottage. Nellie and I are back at Chautauqua for the winter, our second-to-last move before our final … Continue reading

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Tweet December, 2011 A Year and Three Months After the Fire It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop. – Confucious Dear Friends, Last week I had a meltdown in the parking lot … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Bringing Back the Houses

Tweet Dear Friends, I recently received a note from another fire survivor in Bend, Oregon. She included a beautiful poem titled, “Bringing Back the Houses,” which you can read below.  Thank you Candace, and many thanks to all the fire … Continue reading

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