Sunday, July 27, 2014
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Friday, July 4, 2014
Happy Fourth of July!
P.S. St. Augustine got rated as one of the top places in the US to spend The Fourth of July! Check out one such article here (my current home is literally front row to the fireworks on the intracoastal).
Saturday, June 28, 2014
I remember running excitedly through the halls of the small radiology unit of the Salem, Oregon hospital to find my dad. As always, he would be found in a dark room surrounded by pictures of indistinguishable body parts. I'd hear him talk into a little microphone "Hair line fracture on the distal end of the humerus". I thought he was magic.
But the point of this- and what I remember just as vividly- was his best friend & work mate, Pat Schmidlin. Pat would give us a freezers full of elk and deer meat, bench press me at 9 years old (as if I was light as a feather), and provide unconditional love to my father & "his girls". To this day, Pat stays in contact with me as a uncle would.
I want to dedicate this post to him! My daddies hunting, loyal, beer-drinking, dirty-mouthed, gentle giant, of a best friend. I love you Patty!