I’m Lora. Partner to Brian since 1996. Mom to Blaise, Laine, Saige, Vaile (Baby), and Maive. Native Californian. Resident of the Seattle area since 2006. Lover of hiking, running, animals, graphic design, sleeping, writing, and discovering new things to love. Homeschooling mom. Vegetarian. Crave and embrace change. And I love starting sentences with and.

Jumping Raccoons: It was The Three & Me until it was no longer just three. I asked the kiddos one day for a new blog name (not even knowing what a blog is) and they said Jumping Raccoons. They happened to be jumping on our bed while wearing raccoon hats. Worked for me.