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A couple weeks ago, a friend posted a video of her toddler son gleefully admitting, “I ate flower!” And then, “Whole thing.” His older sister chimes in, “He really did!” We tend to regard the plants in our neighborhood as off limits in terms of edibility. But there are so many edible flowers out there […]

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Spring is slowly, finally emerging in Portland. What a first year to land here, with the record rains and wild winter followed by an unusually cold spring. (I did say that I craved seasons, and oh did I get them.) I have been getting outside more, finally exploring the many trails of Forest Park — […]

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This post is made in partnership with Pure Leaf Iced Tea.  I love how certain rituals of summer tickle the nostalgia bone, calling on the memories of our past to mark the passing of the month, the season, the year. Blackberry picking is among my favorite of these seasonal rituals, and every year I am reminded of the […]

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