Don’t Worry

Don’t Worry

I am fine, it’s just life is so full right now with everything happening at once. We have been training for the annual Kluane to Chilkat International Bike Relay. It’s on Saturday, and Chip and I each ride half the distance from Haines Junction in the...
May Showers

May Showers

When it rains it doesn’t really pour, at least not so far even though the weather bureau predicts it with 90% certainty. It’s been windy and cold and ¬†gray though, and with the change in the weather come so many– My daughter JJ is leaving Unalaska...
Sunday’s Thought

Sunday’s Thought

Almighty God, heavenly Father, you have blessed us with the joy and care of children: Give us calm strength and patient wisdom to bring them up, that we teach them to love whatever is just and true and good, following the example of our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen...
Meet Teddy

Meet Teddy

You forget how tiny babies are, and as my daughter said, how big. It’s amazing that all eight pounds of this little person was inside my slip of a girl until four days ago. Arms, legs, hair. Yesterday I started to tell her to be sure to drink plenty of water,...
Welcome Happy (Monday) Morning

Welcome Happy (Monday) Morning

We did not have an Easter baby.. He arrived the night before! Theodore Lende Lynch, named for his grandfathers (Teddy Bear to his cousins and sisters already), is big (8 lbs. 2 oz) has a head full of dark hair and a face like a boxer (for the time being, he came into...
When Women Were Whales

When Women Were Whales

My youngest daughter Stoli is in Juneau waiting to have a baby and visiting with her oldest sister Eliza, so their children, the four cousins, are hanging out.They will have been together about a month on Sunday. I think the initial novelty is wearing off. No, you...