Northwest summers, always anticipated and enjoyed, slide into autumn more quickly than anyone would like. The long days shorten, cloudy days stack up, and it gets cooler at night. Don’t be discouraged—We’ll still have some warm, lovely September days.
Now, the new school year is knocking at our door.
When I was a kid, I anticipated school with pleasure. I liked school—it’s predictability and structure. I looked forward to seeing school friends that I didn't see during the summer. I didn't care too much for school shopping—with two older brothers I could count on lots of hand-... Read More