Roger’s Walk of Honor

Roger Black, born May 8, 1942, died May 16, 2019. This beloved Navy veteran from the Viet Nam war was a Wonderful husband to Connie, father to Carmen Knopes and Sarah Vantinteran, grandfather to many, adopted Papa to dozens, and brother to myself and Boyce. We had three more siblings and two nephews who alreadyContinue reading “Roger’s Walk of Honor”

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”

BREATH OF LIFE

BREATH OF LIFE Breath of life, wash through my body as I walk besides this sacred stream… Father and Mother nearby, I feel them in the smell of the forest, in the dark of the deep cave… they are in the water cascading down the mountainside, in the fish that leap and glide… their presenceContinue reading “BREATH OF LIFE”

Eternal Cycles

Eternal Cycles Crystalline beauty of individually frosted Ponderosa Pine needles, glistening in the low-lying winter sunlight; A shimmering halo of pure light evoking a brief flash of thankful joy. The light that is love divine, pure unadulterated bliss… At that wondrous moment, life makes sense. Life and death~ part of the eternal cycle~ and neverContinue reading “Eternal Cycles”