Get Over It

She was always waiting for the Lord to return to get us all out of this messy world. As sick as she was this past week she never said she was planning to beat him to the punch and leave before he got back to take all of us. Knowing that we are just temporary … Continue reading Get Over It

Goodbye

And now it’s my turn to grieve. My feisty and tough, sassy and kind, determined and hard-headed, funny, sarcastic, and precious mom has passed into the arms of Jesus. No more pain. No more suffering. No more loss. She is with my little brother, my dad and all those who went before her. She was … Continue reading Goodbye

Evoking Memories – Skagit Fishing

That certain chill in the air before sunrise That smell that wafts on the breeze of early morning in mid-summer Waking up at 4a.m. with that peculiar feeling, she unwinds from the sheets and slips on layers of warm clothes That sound and smell of coffee percolating downstairs where a bowl of breakfast awaits “Do … Continue reading Evoking Memories – Skagit Fishing

Evoking Memories—Skagit Fields

The pre-dawn coolness of summer breezes evokes memories of long ago. Waiting along the gravel shoulder of Minkler Road for the berry or cucumber bus to pick us up for another day under the hot blazing sun picking strawberries or buckets full of perfect cukes. Bicycles well-hidden in the field at the corner of Fruitdale … Continue reading Evoking Memories—Skagit Fields