by Stan Orchard | Mar 22, 2023 | Blog
I snapped this photo eight years ago when that little boy turned 10. Today he’s 18. On the day he officially comes of age, his paternal grandparents celebrate the 48th anniversary of their first meeting, a Crab Louie dinner. We still have one of the crab claws. It’s all amazing to me.
by Stan Orchard | Feb 24, 2023 | Blog
We celebrated our youngest grandchild today. Next month, our oldest turns 18. I’m amazed by it all. Be happy, people!
by Stan Orchard | Feb 20, 2023 | Blog
Today is President’s Day in the U.S. That is the traditional start of the gardening season here on the Orchard Compound, though with the greenhouse we pretty much grow year round. But today we started broccoli, marigolds, peas, onions, spinach, radishes. Here’s to a healthy season.
by Stan Orchard | Jan 16, 2023 | Blog
Our son, grandson and our youngest granddaughter worked on firewood with me today. It was her first session. She’s a natural.
by Stan Orchard | Dec 21, 2022 | Blog
On this date long ago in the Territory of Alaska, a child was born. On the darkest day of the year she was a light that still shines for our family. Another year. She still amazes me.