PNW People, Lifestyle & Politics


February 2017

No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor 

I put up a yard sign recently. I originally saw it before the election at one of my best friend's homes. The organization in my area distributing the sign is called Bridging Cultures. If you'd like your own, head over... Continue Reading →

Kid and dog friendly trails at Mary S. Young park

On Friday, my kids and I set out to hike in the morning because there was no rain in the forecast for the first time in awhile. We were dog sitting for our friends so we loaded the pup in... Continue Reading →

Seed starting and life lessons

Today my daughter and I planted seeds in our new seed starting kits. This is in preparation for our container garden we've got planned for our back deck this spring and summer. We'll be growing strawberries, spinach, tomatoes, grape tomatoes,... Continue Reading →

Reducing our environmental impact 

Alright, I've been wanting to write this post for awhile now, so I'm excited to get to it. It's nothing fancy, it's really just a few ideas for how each of us can lessen our environmental impact. After all the... Continue Reading →

The Case for Resisting Betsy DeVos

The purpose of this post is to generate ideas and strategies for how to resist Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. Many, many of us spoke out against Donald Trump nominating her. We called our members of Congress, demonstrated, we... Continue Reading →

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