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The power of potluck

pot·luck [ˌpätˈlək] NOUN used in reference to a situation in which one must take a chance that whatever is available will prove to be good or acceptable: “he could take potluck in a town not noted for its hotels” NORTH AMERICAN a meal or party to which each of the guests contributes a dish: “a […]

9 tips for a safe Apple Blossom Festival

Well, the high school marching band just started practicing in our neighborhood, so I know it’s Apple Blossom! My kids were thrilled by this unique sound of spring in Wenatchee, sensing the rumble of the drums with wide eyes and rushing out the door to follow them along the sidewalk. I felt warm, despite the […]

One thing at a time

When I took my first child to the pediatrician, she told me something really interesting that I didn’t know about children: They tend to only do one thing at a time. When she’s growing taller, she won’t grow plump at the same time. When she’s sick, she actually won’t grow at all. When her body […]

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