November 2022

Catching up on November at home and in the neighborhood…

We had lots of rainy, cold weather, brightened by leaves beginning their color changing and falling,

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tupelo and katsura

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sumac

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Leaves staining the cement, and other sidewalk art…

A rainy day with magical sun breaks…

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Looking across the Willamettte River to SE Portland from the Marquam Bridge

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Meanwhile, the neighborhood is lit up with the western sunbeams pouring in beneath the clouds…

And more leaves glow along the streets…

We had some delicious meals shared with friends:

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A beautiful eggplant curry with pomegranate

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Thanksgiving pies

Meanwhile, I continued my knitting…

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I finished one pair of socks,

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and started a Malabrigo slip stitch blanket,

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and another pair of socks.

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November gnome (Nice to Gnome You by Sarah Schira)

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And a Tiny Gnome for gifting (Anna Hrachovec)

We voted at the beginning of the month, with mostly satisfactory results, though there have been some setbacks.

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We went on three hikes in November, and to the Maryhill Museum, all to be described in the next post…

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