CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
MAY 6, 2010
By Cloann McNall
It’s amazing the blooming Dog wood, flowering Crabs and Plums and Redbud trees remain colorful in spite of the wild winds that ripped through this area for several hours Monday. Cathie Mosher at the Orofino Flower Shop said Tuesday “it’s a wonder there’s anything left.”
Winds of 55 plus mph lashed away at the area for around eight hours Monday afternoon into the evening. Avista reports more than 400 customers in the Orofino area lost power.
The sky and air were full of
wind and dust for hours. Made me think I was back in western
Years ago when my
granddaughter, Lacey (Codr) Johnson, heard me mention being born in
This morning the
My morning ritual is to sit in a recliner by the window and drink that first cup of black coffee! I call it “a blood transfusion in a cup.”
When I first get up in the morning I say “coffee’ and Mary Jane (MJ) the black Pug hops off the bed and rushes to the recliner to beat me there. So far she hasn’t asked for a cup of her own! She snuggles down in the chair and continues her morning sleep.
Sunday is Mother’s Day. This
is my granddaughter Ashley Howland’s first Mother’s Day as a mother. Her twin
boys now weigh 7 and 5 pounds and are expected to be released soon from the
Neonatal Unit at
Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers, young, old or in-between.
A quote from my mother: God knew angels could not be everywhere so He created mothers.