So we all woke up to a new day today. Some of you woke up feeling happy and some of you felt like you’d been kicked in the stomach, but the sun still rose and life goes on. I woke up early this morning and began practicing what I preached last night…praying for our president-elect and for the country.
Tomorrow night I’ll be flying back to Chicago and Tuesday Mark will be taking me back to Wisconsin. I’ve been so busy with family I haven’t written much, but now I have a few minutes to reflect on this trip. Continue reading
When we decided to spend a couple nights in Lynden, we knew that we would see Aunt Marg. When my mother found out we’d be here for a couple nights, she and my stepfather came up from Portland to visit with us. An unexpected pleasure was discovering that Mark’s mom and stepfather were staying in Birch Bay and wanted to see us. Marg invited them for dinner at her house and we spent a very pleasant evening visiting. Continue reading
This morning Mark and I picked my friend, Wendy, up at Aunt Marg’s house — they had been having a good visit — and took her with us to my hand surgeon appointment. He has got to be the fastest doctor in the world. (He doesn’t even close the office door!) He took the Band-Aid off my wrist, asked if I wanted him to operate on my other wrist, and when I said I wasn’t sure, he said, “Call me when you decide,” and I was out the door! Continue reading
It snowed all day and night Sunday and most of the day today. We had some brief rain once or twice so I assume there’s ice in a couple of the layers of snow. We have propane and food and running water so we’re doing fine. Mark has been taking pictures: Continue reading
My aunt Marg lives on the shores of Wiser Lake. For the better part of this week the lake has been frozen clear across, except… Continue reading
Mark and I have been carrying the camera around with us since Sunday, looking for pictures of the Lynden area. Lynden should hire us to be their tourism promoters! Continue reading