Steptoe Butte appears in this photo’s background and on the left is an abandoned farmstead known to locals as “the Pratt Place.” The children who once played in the creek that borders the property lived good lives and have long since passed. As the buildings that once housed both family and livestock continue to deteriorate, others… Continue reading A Rainbow of Services
The picture above is a tree. This tree began life, as most do, as a seed. It received nourishment and grew. As it matured, it developed many ways to survive and thrive. It lived as a splendid tree, housing birds, squirrels, and insects. Perhaps sun-kissed children enjoyed climbing its fully-leafed limbs in the summer. It… Continue reading Just Say the Word!
Recently I shared treasured time with folks at a memorial reception for a remarkable man. Why had we all come that day? We came because we wanted to spend time with his family and others who knew him. We wanted more – more time, more connection, more of him. The entire afternoon was filled with… Continue reading Hearing The Stories of Our Loved Ones – the Passage of Time
Life is full of difficult questions. Which college or university should I attend? What career path should I take? Should I get married? Should we have children? The list is long, the decisions many. One question that should be answered sooner, rather than later, is: Who will speak for me if I cannot speak for… Continue reading Why Advance Care Planning?