Category Archives: new adventures

Where I Work , And What I Do

I thought long and hard about revealing where I am employed. Most bloggers aren’t as open about who they are, where they live or where they work, and for good reason. Many are writing about experiences that are still secrets … Continue reading

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Full Disclosure

I can’t change the past but the past has changed me. Matthew West wrote a song titled, “My Name Is.” In his lyrics there is a great phrase, “I am no longer defined by the wreckage behind.” This week I … Continue reading

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Our New Home State Is Arizona

We made it !! We left Oregon early morning March 8th, arrived in Reno Nevada around dinner time the same day. We spent two wonderful nights with family in Reno relaxing and catching up. Monday morning March 10th we drove … Continue reading

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Christmas At The Beach

Wishing all of you a very happy holiday season, if you celebrate Christmas, Merry Christmas !! Ronnie and I will be celebrating Christmas at the beach this year. We’ve rented a suite, overlooking the beautiful coastline. The hotel has an … Continue reading

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Handwritten Letters

Handwritten letters are a rare commodity, they indicate investment. Email is “permanent” in its own way. Our electronic messages are easy to keep and to search in huge volumes. But emails are not tangible and enduring in the same way … Continue reading

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Busy As Beavers

Hope everyone is well, we are busy beavers here at the Duckworth house. Out with the old. How did we get so much stuff ?? I am spending my days shooting pictures and listing dozens of items each day on … Continue reading

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Moving Day

Ok, so you have heard this before. Since 2004 Ronnie and I have tried to get the heck out of Dodge. Now we have a date and a plan. In so many ways Oregon has been a blessing but at … Continue reading

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Summer Update At The Duckworth’s

I have not blogged in weeks. I am just getting back in the saddle for real this time. Our backyard is looking much better. I love the lights the canopy and the pagoda. Many thanks to Rick and Jeremy for … Continue reading

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Blog Talk Radio

What a wonderful weekend it’s going to be. Looking forward to spending Saturday and Sunday with friends and really wanting to open the pool. My favorite place has always been in a body of water. For the past couple weeks … Continue reading

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