Yesterday started when our propane alarm went off at 4.a.m. In early afternoon we discovered that we’d towed our Honda 200 miles with the emergency brake on. But life did a 180 degree turnaround that evening when Jim had a reunion with his sister, Cathy.
Cathy and Jim share the same birth day (January 20) but Jim is 3 years older. They spent most of their growing up years in Yakima, Washington, and Cathy briefly lived in Corvallis, OR, while Jim was going to Oregon State. Then they lived in different cities in the Pacific Northwest before Jim came to Salt Lake City. And while Jim and Cathy have been in touch, they had not seen each other for 18 years.
Cathy moved to south-central Washington’s Kennewick several years ago, and that’s where we visited her. We went to her beautiful home (love those hostas), Cathy served a great dinner, and she and Jim talked non stop.
Then today we had a picnic with most of Cathy's family. It's been a fun two days.
|Jim and Cathy in her kitchen. Cathy is a "handy woman" and recently tiled her kitchen back splash with some great small, glass tile.|