I feel like I am back at school writing the ever popular, "What I did last summer" essay. Well, for anyone interested, here is a summary of what we did this past summer. There was hardly a chance for us to take a breath once things got into...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
World Changers Mission TripSummer 2004 - World Changers Mission Trip in Lakewood, Washington
We took a short trip to Washington DC, New York, and Niagra Falls. We made a slight adjustment to our trip to see Ronald Regan lying in state in the Capitol rotunda. Pesident Bush was there about 15 minutes before we made it to the rotunda. We...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Washington DC/New York tripGene and I went for a little trip to Washington DC, New York, and Niagra Falls
May 1st was the day that Jessica would have been 1 year old. We gathered at her gravesite to remember her. We said a prayer and sang her favorite song. We left some flowers and a balloon. A plant was left by another mother whose daughter...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Finally!!! We have a grave stone. I wanted to have one by her birthday (5/1). I took a couple pictures. It really stands out since it is black and since it is only 1 of 3 uprights in the whole section.
Update - The surgery was successful. He will stay in the hospital for 4 days. A close family friend of ours will be going in for surgery tomorrow morning at 8AM Pacific time. They have recently discovered cancer of the colon (close to the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
A couple days ago I went to check out the progress on the grave marker. I wanted to check on the color of the stone because I left it up to them as far as the type of granite they would use. They finished the front and were starting to work on...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The gravestone is still not finished. I guess they ordered the wrong size stone, so they have to size it down. The haven't started any of the engraving yet. I can't wait to see the finished product. We get the question, "so when are you...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The gravestone is not finished yet. We will post pictures once it is put in. I've received some requests to post the eulogy that I read at the funeral. Here goes... *************************************** I would like to start off by...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Some pictures from the funeralPictures from the funeral 11/13 PM and 11/14 AM
It's been one month since the funeral today. We are doing well. I was asked to keep this site updated. I see that many people still visit, and it touches my heart. We are both back to work. That keeps us pretty busy. Gene is very active at...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!! This Thanksgiving takes special meaning for us. We were able to see through this difficult time what type of friends and family we have. We have no way to effectively express our thanks to those around us for the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Some pictures from the burialJessica was not buried until 11/19 due to some paperwork delays. Here are a few pictures from that...