Monday, August 25, 2008
Conner and Aeries played at the park on Saturday evening for a while - until it got too cold.
All dressed up and ready for Sunday morning meeting. It's fun to go sing!
It's amazing how fast she is growing. You can almost see her changing day by day. It's wonderful to see her so strong, healthy and happy.
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Our house closed Monday at 10 minutes of 5:00. What a huge relief. This house wasn't listed as a short sale but after we made our initial offer we were told that it was, and the rollercoaster ride began. We've heard horror stories about short sales and we realize how fortunate we are to have had minimal issues with ours. We really had knowledgeable and trustworthy people working with us and that made a huge difference.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Monday, August 11, 2008
I drove to Darrington today for work and once again I was amazed at how beautiful it is there. It's one of my favorite little towns. I think most people consider Darrington a 'hic' town - and I think it used to be and maybe still is in some ways - but there are some really nice homes all along the 40-mile drive between Arlington and Darrington, and also downtown. Not a single trailer house. Well, maybe one......but it was well kept up and had indoor plumbing. Oh, and the first thing you pass inside the city limits is the cemetery. But other than that....
I can vouch for the fishing there. Several years ago while fishing the Sauk River down by the mill, my brother Kevin caught a beautiful Steelhead with an earthworm.... by accident! We were fishing for Dollys when lo-and-behold a Steelhead decided to join the party. I've got a really nice picture of that somewhere. Mt. Whitehorse rises majestically 6303 feet above downtown Darrington, dressed with one of the lowest elevation glaciers within the continental U.S. I snapped this phone-pic from right outside the downtown central office today. Imagine looking up at this from your front yard every morning.