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Our Sun and Shield

For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory Ps 84:11

Paul had given his heart to Jesus as a young man and quickly fell in love with the Lord. 961 more words


Peace Out

Standing on the iconic PDX carpet, I’m ready to head home. Pacific Northwest, you’re pretty hip and I’ll see you again soon. Peace!


Yaquina Head Lighthouse at Sunset

Last week I had the good fortune to spend time with friends in Newport on the Oregon Coast, and while enjoying their fine company I took this picture of the Yaquina Head Lighthouse at sunset. 79 more words

Lightning Caused Tree Fire!

A lightning storm moved through the Salem area and left us a quite a surprise!

I was working in the back yard at the time and could see flashes of lightning, but since there was a 5 to 10 second lag between the flash and the thunder I figured the lightning was far enough away not to a concern, until suddenly…flash-BANG! 145 more words

Paradise Park Trail #778

Took a personal leave day off from work on Friday. Decided to take Owen on a trail run/hike. We went to Paradise Park a Trail #778 in the Mt. 478 more words

Trail Running

Amid Respite, West Readies For More Wildfires

BURNEY, Calif. (AP) – Wildfires, like earthquakes, are a frightening fact of life in California, just more predictable. So as thousands of firefighters made progress in taming more than a dozen blazes that have pockmarked the northern half of the state, fire officials and anxious residents of drought-afflicted rural communities breathed a shallow sigh of relief they knew might not last long. 890 more words