My pastor, Nancy Bontempo, had her first appointment with an oncologist last Thursday and I hadn’t heard the results so I asked her about it in our prayer meeting before church this morning. It wasn’t good… Continue reading
It’s been a good day. Jamey and Sage drove up from Madison and arrived in Door County this evening. More on that later. But first, my pastor… Continue reading
I haven’t written since Mark got home last Thursday, so let’s just say first of all that Mark and Tucson got home safely. Tucson hasn’t been feeling well the last couple of days, but her nose is still cold and wet so we’re assuming it was something she ate. Continue reading
I rode to the third stop light again this morning, and though my legs felt a little loose, I was doing slightly better than yesterday. Thank you all for your encouragement! Continue reading
So close and yet so far! It was after dark when we arrived in Hood River. As soon as we entered the Gorge, we ran into strong winds. Mark was exhausted by the time we got here. Continue reading
Today went a little better. Mark gave me some specific cleaning assignments and I completed them, so I’m feeling better about myself. In the meantime, he managed to get things pretty much ready in the RV and we also got his motorcycle loaded into the pickup truck. We still have a fair amount to do tomorrow, and then we hope to spend the night tomorrow night in the RV so that we can pretty much head out on Monday.
Today I finally had a chance to read my emails and saw that I had received so many condolences from you all that I can’t respond to them individually. But I do want you to know that your thoughts and prayers mean a great deal to me. I am fortunate in the many friends I have!
Fred and his son, David, went to the funeral home to take care of details and they found what I am told is a really pretty coffin. I asked if it was a short one, and David said she’ll have room enough to roll around in it. I hope so because she may be turning in her grave if the family keeps going the way it is. Prayers are very much needed for unity, patience, and grace. Continue reading