It is Friday, vendredi, here in Chartres, France. We arrived yesterday to visit their famous cathedral, and a bit of the city. I notice that there are other churches nearby which I would like to visit as well. They are not as famous, yet I am sure worth a stop. The week started with another…
Nostalgia in Independence, Oregon
When I was young, 8-10, I would spend a week every summer with my grandparents in Independence, Oregon. My grandpa drove a Union 76 oil delivery truck. On the day he delivered to the farms I got to ride along. The highlight was stopping at a little store on a narrow road, grandpa always got…
Tomorrow marks the middle of winter, or so it has been seen for most of history. The sun is at its lowest point and begins its climb back up into the sky. The days begin to lengthen with spring beginning in February. I like that, it makes more sense than Solstice being the first day…
Christmas in Mukilteo
The city Christmas tree sits on the hill overlooking Lighthouse Park, a beautiful site for this time of year.
Sun on the Cascades
I have bee painting the mountains that I have hiked and enjoyed in my life, here are a few. Can you identify them?