Fire Cloud...
An irregular marking on the exterior of Native American pottery: usually resulting from burning fuel coming in direct contact with the vessel during firing

Thursday, 23 July 2009

Home is the Fisherman

Home from the sea
and the hunter is home
from the hills
Who wrote that anyway? What does it mean?

The boat is extremely clean, well organized and well maintained. They have a plaque with the captain's name and another with the name of his son, as deckhand. As we travel though Depoe Bay, we see jars everywhere soliciting funds for the care of the son. It's a small town, they try to take care of their own.

Tyler is a handsome young man in the pictures. He appears to be about 20. He was going to the post office for his father on his motorcycle when a van pulled out in front of him. He is paralyzed from the neck down now.

Life can change in an instant. I think I will take a check down to the grocery store before we leave in the morning. We've been so lucky, so long. I've got hundreds of thousands of motorcycle miles without an accident and I was young and reckless once.

In case you were wondering, a columbarium is A vault with niches for urns containing ashes of the dead.

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