Monthly Archives: June 2019

Remembering Steve

As we near the 10th anniversary of the passing of my brother Steve, I’d like to share this thought.  It goes without saying he’s been deeply missed.  His kind doesn’t come along often and his death left a deep hole in my heart. Steve was a man of great character, unusual conviction and exceptional honesty.  His word was the coin of his realm.  He left … Continue reading Remembering Steve »

Mending A Memory

“I have learned that if you must leave a place that you have lived in and loved and where all your yesteryears are buried deep, leave it any way except a slow way, leave it the fastest way you can. Never turn back and never believe that an hour you remember is a better hour because it is dead. Passed years seem safe ones, vanquished … Continue reading Mending A Memory »

What’s So Special About Beauty?

Marsha and I like to walk over to Grand Avenue Park in Everett after dinner to watch the sun set over the Olympic Mountains.  The scene is so picturesque, so grand, so serene, so beautiful.  I remember as a boy watching the sunset from Discovery Park and feeling the same serenity.  I lived away from the Pacific Northwest for 37 years and hardly a day … Continue reading What’s So Special About Beauty? »