By Kelsie Kypreos

Kelsie Kypreos’ favorite way to find herself is by getting lost in a good book (the sadder the better). Her favorite literary journeys take place in the sunshine, with plenty of chocolate for sustenance. She is lucky mama to two spirited daughters with whom every day is a new adventure. Kelsie and her family recently built their forever home on 20 acres in the Cascade foothills. They look forward to a lifetime of exploring the wilderness together.

Amongst the grays

Don’t define your world in black and white because there is so much hiding amongst the grays. —Unknown “How old was she when you got her?” I look up from my young daughter’s partially tied shoelace to see a friendly blond mother smiling at me expectantly. It’s preschool open house, and parents all around us…