Into the Pit of Remembering

Originally posted on dinkelislandsmalltalk:
(15-foot Whirlwind Runabout–1970) Sometimes I fall into a pit of remembering. It happened today. I came across an online image of a painting by an artist friend, Jerry Spangler, who now lives and paints prolifically in Florida.  The scene featured a deadrise workboat passing a channel marker, presumably returning to port.…

Buoyed by the Spirit

Originally posted on dinkelislandsmalltalk:
Paul Robert Harris, 1943-1989 Remembering my mother, Mary Ellen Townsend Harris, 1911-2016 Among things I came across while cleaning out Mom’s room at the Bridgewater Retirement Community assisted living facility was a journal.  It is filled with scripture passages, excerpts from various inspirational sources, and occasionally her own reflections.  Inside the…