From September 2017

Let Me Die Loving

I recently read a lovely poem by Samuel Hall Young called “Into the Sunset.”  Here is the poem: Let me die, working. Still tackling plans unfinished, tasks undone! Clean to its end, swift may my race be run. No laggard steps, no faltering, no shirking; Let me die, working! Let me die, thinking. Let me …

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Spun Yarn Knitting Projects

What good is learning to spin if I don’t knit with the spun yarn that I make?  Of course I’m not going to do anything so pointless, so here are a few of the knitting projects I’ve been working on.  I haven’t posted any projects for a while, so there are also some from the …

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God of Little Things

Do you ever feel like you should be doing more with your life?  That God is calling you to something’s awesome but your boss or your students or your kids are making so much noise you can’t hear?  Do you get overwhelmed by the everyday tasks and wish there was something big you could do. …

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Totem Pole at English Camp

Last year, to celebrate the Centennial of the National Park Service, San Juan Island National Historical Park installed a totem pole.  This totem pole was a gift from the Lummi Tribe in celebration of their ancestral claim on the land.  Today the totem pole stands tall and proud on the edge of the parade ground …

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