Here’s this month’s planned events, including special meetings and visitations.
New years are known for being a time of new beginnings and rebirth. Many people commonly resolve to do, or be better, and I wish them good luck with that. New beginnings imply change and I know that change is the only constant we have. So the question becomes, are you ready for the coming change or do you […]
It is December and we seem to be experiencing temperatures and precipitation appropriate and usual for this time of year. I do feel better about the sunny cold days we are experiencing now. The shortened day length is starting to get to me. It is time for me to toughen up and endure for a […]
Greetings from the East, Seeing so much sunshine and mild temperatures at the end of October was a welcome treat. Do you remember October last year? It was the third wettest October on record in the Portland area. I am expecting more rain and colder temperatures in November so it is time to break out […]
Greetings from the East, It is comforting to get back to unpredictable weather. That mix of clouds or sun, rain or dry, cool or mild that we are used to in Western Oregon. I won’t miss the excessive heat but already miss the longer day length. I know it is early fall and we have […]
Fraternal Greetings, Welcome back after our long dry summer. It has been a year of weather extremes and now we long for some moisture to water our plants and douse the fires that burn in our forests. The day light is getting shorter and soon we will miss the extra time to sit outside on […]
Greetings to our Fraternal Family, Maybe we have rounded the corner. That is what the weather forecasters told us at the beginning of April. The Portland area spent the month of April trying to put a string of two non rainy days together and lived through below-average high temperatures for most of the month. Wet? […]
Greeting Brothers, We made it through February. The month that set many local records for the most rainfall since records have been kept. There was only two or three days in February that it didn’t rain in the Portland area. Turn the corner in March and we have warmer temperatures and less than three weeks […]