Jen Clark

A girl at heart who loves her awesome family, is a feminist/liberal, makes honest attempts at locavory, has taken up quilting in spurts, and reads voraciously.

Five Vacations I Have No Desire to Take

As I've aged, I've grown more comfortable owning my vacation style. The following are vacation paradise to some people (even some people to whom I'm related by blood or marriage), but they totally don't magnetize my poles....more
I think your list is nearly identical to my own, except I want to trade out Hawaii for the ...more

My Husband: Live From Branson During a Tornado

A few months ago, my husband got a new job that involves a lot of travel in the state of Missouri. Last night, he pulled into his hotel on the Branson strip and texted me this picture. ...more
Holy Hell.  We narrowly missed an EF4 two summers ago and ever since then my "I'll be standing ...more

NaBloPoMo January 2012 Blogroll

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Time for happy hour! Have a lovely Friday ...more

I Took A Stand at the Rose Bowl Game--and Why I'll Never Go Again

This year, against my better judgment, I went to my first Rose Bowl game. Let me be clear: I don’t like football. I went because my daughter’s team, the celebrated Oregon Ducks, with their “Quack Attack” offense and stylish Nike uniforms, were playing the Wisconsin Badgers. I went because my fine feminist daughter, despite all that I have taught her, is an unrepentant fan. ...more
Kudos to you for speaking up! I can say that between my husband's and my shared love for our ...more

NaBloPoMo January 2012 Blogroll

The theme for January is BEGINNINGS. If you're posting every day in January and would like to join the blogroll, fill out the NaBloPoMo Blogroll Form. Make sure you've selected JANUARY and only submit your blog once, please. It may take up to 24 hours for your blog to appear on the list. The January blogroll is open until January 5th. After that point, no new blogs will be added. ...more
Happy Monday! A little post on clairty (of the skin) for your morning... ...more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

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Geared up for a week that will be busy and full...after a perfect weekend of relaxing and ...more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily January NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Today I get started on spring planning...finally! ...more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

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It is Friday, and time for Happy Hour! Finally:) Cheers all! ...more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

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Thank you all who stopped by yesterday and left me some love...you have no idea how amazing and ...more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

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Just Breathe Me and my big scary anxiety monster... ...more