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  • Welcome to my blog!

    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, and the great outdoors. In my pre-scrubs life, I owned Real Photography, and you can still see my old wedding and portrait photography site here .

    I've created a map that shows links to our camping/hiking/general family fun review posts that you can find here. It's pretty much the coolest thing on this site. Thanks, Google!

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fact number 87 about Eloise:  she often smells like mens deodorant, since she loves to steal her daddy’s deodorant and rub it on herself.

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It’s good that Ellie is our second child

Because her two-ness just might cause me to jump off a bridge if I didn’t know for a fact that (a) Will was just as bad and just as frustrating and seemingly just as headed down the road to a life of a hideous brat villain the likes of which the world has never seen […]

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white christmas

As a little girl I used to pray so desperately for a white Christmas, but (at least as far as I can remember) Seattle and England never gave it up.  I don’t know if I will ever get over the thrill of living in place that routinely provides gorgeous snowy Christmases.   We’re getting our […]

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Will wants to be a farmer when he grows up.  This is the first time (that I remember) that he’s really settled onto an idea of what he wants to be.  He’s really excited about making vegetables and selling them to people.  Of course, he’s also entirely certain of the idea that he wants Ellie […]

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in the last twelve months

We have had two car crashes and two hospital visits in an ambulance.  From four separate occurrences.  I attempted to do battle with a curb today.  So upset with myself.  It snowed a decent amount last night, but Woodmen was completely clear and I’d been cruising on it for 15 minutes and was just totally […]

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