Wednesday, January 18, 2006

goodbye to a trusty friend

i can't see Leo's boat from the kitchen window any longer ... friends of ours came and hooked the winch to it, pulled it through the snow ... then took it to a safe place to wait for spring ... and a possible " for sale " sign on it's windshield ...

as the guys were leaving our driveway, i saw Leo reach out and pat the engine ... then his trusty fishing boat left the yard ... our world has slowly, but steadily, been changing ... when i wrote the post on
moving along, i didn't realize then how prophetic it was ...

i haven't been able to visit blogs this week ... timing and my computer room becoming a guest room have prevented it ... i steal a few moments here and there to post a quick message ... i so appreciate your prayer on our behalf ...

UPDATE: we found a cute little rental home near town today ... thank the Lord! and thank YOU for praying ... will blog more later ...


'Thought & Humor' said...

There is a time for everything,
a season for every activity
under heaven. A time to be
born and a time to die. A
time to plant and a time to
harvest. A time to kill and
a time to heal. A time to
tear down and a time to
rebuild. A time to cry and
a time to laugh. A time to
grieve and a time to dance.
A time to scatter stones
and a time to gather stones.
A time to embrace and a
time to turn away. A time to
search and a time to lose.
A time to keep and a time to
throw away. A time to tear
and a time to mend. A time
to be quiet and a time to
speak up. A time to love
and a time to hate. A time
for war and a time for peace.

May this be
your time to laugh,
embrace & receive
personal peace,
Dr. Howdy

Elizabeth said...


Long time friends of ours had to sell out quickly and move into an apt. this summer. It was hard to decide what little they could keep. But they said they are just experiencing what most will anyway and maybe a bit sooner...good way to look at it. And too, the less mess one leaves for one's relatives to clean out someday, the better. We DREAD cleaning out my folk's brother ways he will have to get a dump truck and literally scoop up stuff and haul it off...and that is not an exaggeration either being my dad collect old cars, parts, etc etc on several acres of land!!!

But it is hard to part with something that has brought a lot of joy in the past!! Sympathies to you both!
Blessings on ya both too!

Saija said...

Dr. Howdy ... thank you for that and the lovely blessing too ... !

elizabeth ... i hear ya re moving of " stuff " ... my mom's house is like that ... the baby of the family said she would bring in a big truck and take it all to the dump! ... our outdoor stuff is done ... the indoor packing is to begin ... and we found a rental place today! YAY!!!