Autumn in White Salmon

A day in the life of a small but lovely town along the Columbia River, from a foggy morning start to a Yowser sunset. November 8, 2014, and dedicated to my niece Erin Kyte Huerta and her husband Melicio for their 11th anniversary. Erin grew up on these streets, in this town. Currently in Utah,Continue reading “Autumn in White Salmon”

In Honor of Loved Ones

My heart cries as once again we lose another family member.  Sometimes there are no words left to describe or explain, except it was way too soon to lose this lovely 32 year old daughter of my special first cousin.  Christina Clarke passed away suddenly in England this weekend, of unknown causes.  Her mother CamilleContinue reading “In Honor of Loved Ones”

Graveside Services for Veldon Black

Our beloved cousin Veldon passed away last week, and family gathered from far and wide for the funeral in Fredonia, followed by the Interment in Kanab cemetery. Cousin Veldon Black was buried in style in Kanab, Utah, after a funeral across the border in Fredonia, Arizona where he lived for many years raising his familyContinue reading “Graveside Services for Veldon Black”

Hyrum Stevens Homestead

The old homestead built by my Grandfather Hyrum Wallace Stevens in Mount Carmel, Utah is mostly gone now.    Not much left anymore but the old milk house/ grain storage building is still there and very solid, along with many terraced rock walls.  The foundation of the Milk house was a very thick stone wall,Continue reading “Hyrum Stevens Homestead”

Journey into Heart and Memories

A quick trip (with my brother Boyce and his sweet wife Kathy) to northern Utah for the funeral of a much loved older cousin became for me a journey full of memories from childhood mixed with meeting some amazing and wonderful new people.  I had been told there would be no time to stop forContinue reading “Journey into Heart and Memories”

Life on the Lewis River, Memories of Youth

  Lower Falls on the Lewis River is a place full of happy childhood memories.  Where as most people who go there are most familiar with this viewpoint and the nearby campground, I remember a time this campground was brand new and small, and very few people came this way.  90 road did not goContinue reading “Life on the Lewis River, Memories of Youth”

Current Events May 20

CURRENT EVENTS: 1.  Ongoing Gallery Show of my work,  mostly on Metal Prints, at Boda’s Kitchen in Hood River, Oregon, a lovely little Deli right at 404 Oak Street,  downtown.    2.   Leannan Sidhe’s Music ,  My sweet daughter! Leannan Sidhe is a Singer Songwriter and her music is often described as Celtic style,Continue reading “Current Events May 20”

Travels with Leannan Sidhe, and Current Events

I was so thrilled to be able to make a trip with my daughter as she performed at Glastonbury Renaissance Faire at the Port of Toledo just outside Newport, Oregon.  Leannan Sidhe is a Singer Songwriter and her music is often described as Celtic style, Fairy music, or even “Enya like”  You can hear herContinue reading “Travels with Leannan Sidhe, and Current Events”

Falling into lovely Memories

Along the Lewis River!  I found and scanned some older images from one of my favorite camping places from lifelong adventures with family, and am sharing them here for fun.  The stories are in the captions which can be seen by clicking on the images and scrolling through them with the arrows. At the bottomContinue reading “Falling into lovely Memories”