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Category Archives: Community

  1. It was one big party of people “finding their people” April 22, 2015

    Posted in 2015 Faith & Culture Writers Conference, Author/Speaking Events, Authors, Church, Community, Faith & Culture Writers Conference, Hospitality, Writing.

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  2. Hospitality is one Christmas Tradition we cannot let disappear December 8, 2014

    Posted in Children, Community, Family Life, Guest post, Holidays, Home, Hospitality, Real LIfe, Real-Life Mom column, Tradition, Transitions, Tweens.

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  3. Searching for “Heimat” to finally feel the soil where my roots were formed November 24, 2014

    Posted in Children, Church, Community, Family Life, Home, Kids, Life, Moms, Motherhood, Parenting, Real LIfe, Writing.

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  4. Parents Addicted to Technology: Guilty as charged September 13, 2014

    Posted in balance, Children, Communication, Community, Culture, Family Life, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Motherhood, Parenting, Real LIfe, Real-Life Mom column, Real-Life Mom column - The Oregonian, Teaching Moments, Technology, Technology Free, West Linn, Writing.

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  5. Writers Connection Thursday May 15, 2014 features Marc Schleske December 12, 2013

    Posted in Community, Faith & Culture Writers Connection, Faith and Culture, Faith. Culture. The Arts Connection, Writers Connection-, Writing.

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  6. Converted? – Tom Krattenmaker’s new book challenges secular progressives to rethink their view of Evangelical Christians – The Oregonian story December 11, 2013

    Posted in A & E Oregonian stories, Christianity, Church, Community, Community Service, Living - Oregonian Newspaper, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website.

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  7. Sarah on her mom: “My beautiful mother, friend and role model…departed for Heaven” November 15, 2013

    Posted in Character, Children, Community, Faith, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Motherhood, Parenting, Transitions.

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  8. “Vanport” comes to life in theater production Nov. 15-16 at Jefferson High School October 27, 2013

    Posted in Art, Authors, Community, Culture, Justice, Life, Live the Questions, Portland, Theater, Youth.

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  9. Artist Marlana Stoddard-Hayes advocates for the arts in digital world, offering show in Pearl District October 6, 2013

    Posted in Art, Community, Community News - Southwest Metro Neighbors Oregonian, Culture, Life, Live the Questions, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, SW Weekly, Technology Free.

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  10. Huffington Post: Two Tales Involving 350 Kids, Entitlement and Lessons in Parenting and Life October 1, 2013

    Posted in Community, Entitlement, Family Life, Gratitude, Huffington Post, Huffington Post Live, Parenting, Real-Life Mom column, Responsibility, Writing, Youth.

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  11. A tale of 300 kids and 50 kids and entitlement and taking ownership for wrongdoing. September 28, 2013

    Posted in Attitude, Character, Children, Communication, Community, Family Life, Gratitude, Huffington Post, Integrity, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Portland, Real-Life Mom column, Responsibility, Teaching Moments, Technology, Writing, Youth.

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  12. We live on the Street of Reality August 25, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Art, Community, Culture, Family Life, Kids, Life, West Linn, West Linn news, Writing.

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  13. For 100 years, it’s “Just Home” – Celebrating what makes West Linn special on August 15-17- Oregonian story August 13, 2013

    Posted in Community, Community News - Southwest Metro Neighbors Oregonian, History, Images of America: WEST LINN, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, Southwest Weekly Oregonain, West Linn, West Linn Neighborhood Correspondent for Oregonian SW Community, West Linn news.

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  14. Willamette Writers Summer Conference percolates in Portland August 2-4 August 1, 2013

    Posted in Author/Speaking Events, Authors, Community, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, Writers Connection-, Writing.

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  15. West Linn Street Dance returns to historic Willamette area July 13 July 13, 2013

    Posted in Community, Community News - Southwest Metro Neighbors Oregonian, Culture, Family Life, History, Kids, Life, Summer, West Linn, West Linn Neighborhood Correspondent for Oregonian SW Community, West Linn news.

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  16. White Oak Savanna – Summer 2013 Outdoor Adventures with Kids – No. 3 July 7, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Adventures with Kids, Community, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Life, Moms, Parenting, West Linn, West Linn news.

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  17. A Bloom in the Sidewalk features stories of six women healed by art June 25, 2013

    Posted in Art, Authors, Children, Church, Community, Community News - Southwest Metro Neighbors Oregonian, Community Service, Culture, Faith, Life, Moms, music, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, Outreach, Refugees, SW Weekly, West Linn, West Linn news, Writing.

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  18. Lakeridge art students top 10 in the Northwest region of the Vans Custom Culture high school shoe-customization competition. May 18, 2013

    Posted in Art, Community, Culture, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, SW Weekly, West Linn, West Linn Neighborhood Correspondent for Oregonian SW Community, West Linn news.

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  19. Writers Connection April 25 features Michelle Watson, who signed her first book with Harvest House April 15, 2013

    Posted in Author/Speaking Events, Church, Communication, Community, Culture, Faith, Faith & Culture Writers Connection, Faith and Culture, Faith. Culture. The Arts Connection, Rolling Hills Writing & Culture Connection, Writing.

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  20. Dan Merchant is guest speaker for this month’s Writers Connection, Thursday March 21 at 7 p.m. at Rolling Hills Community Church March 18, 2013

    Posted in Art, Author/Speaking Events, Authors, Christianity, Communication, Community, Faith, Faith & Culture Writers Connection, Faith and Culture, Faith. Culture. The Arts Connection, Networking, Writers Connection-, Writing.

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  21. Robinwood Garden receives $ 7800 grant for program to help kids garden – Oregonian story February 16, 2013

    Posted in Community, Community Service, Family Life, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, Southwest Weekly Oregonain, SW Weekly, West Linn, West Linn Neighborhood Correspondent for Oregonian SW Community, West Linn news.

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  22. Faith & Culture Writers Conference returns in 2013 with fantastic lineup of speakers, authors, activists January 15, 2013

    Posted in Art, Community, Culture, Faith, Faith & Culture Writers Conference, Faith & Culture Writers Connection, Faith and Culture, Faith. Culture. The Arts Connection, Multnomah University, Networking, Writing.

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  23. Two Teachers from West Linn schools win Crystal Apple awards – my Oregonian story Nov. 10, 2012 December 1, 2012

    Posted in Community, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, School Days, Southwest Weekly Oregonain, SW Weekly, West Linn, Writing.

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  24. Public Art in West Linn unveiling at Fields Bridge Park Monday Oct. 22 October 19, 2012

    Posted in Community, Community News - Southwest Metro Neighbors Oregonian, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, Southwest Weekly Oregonain, West Linn, West Linn Neighborhood Correspondent for Oregonian SW Community, West Linn news.

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  25. Writers Connection Thursday Oct. 18 features guest speaker Crystal Jenkins, author of two books October 13, 2012

    Posted in Community, Faith & Culture Writers Conference, Faith and Culture, Rolling Hills Writing & Culture Connection, Uncategorized, Writing.

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