Tag Archives: Sedro-Woolley WA

Memorial Day: Flowers for Departed Loved Ones

At the start of the Memorial Day weekend, I bought some flowers and drove the four miles to my husband’s grave. Eugene is buried in a beautiful park-like cemetery with trees and grassy slopes and a view of a small … Continue reading

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Small Town Fourth of July

Loggerodeo 2015 Sedro-Woolley, WA, the town where I was born, celebrated its first Loggerodeo in 1886, making the Loggerodeo the oldest continuous Independence Day celebration in the state. My sister and I drove up to Woolley (as we affectionately call … Continue reading

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How I Met My Husband, Part 2

  My late husband Eugene and I were born on opposite sides of the world. The journey from Gulangyu, China, to Sedro-Woolley, WA, where we met was a long one: 6168 miles, not half-way around the world, but still a … Continue reading

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How I Met My Chinese Husband, Part 1

              When people ask how I met my late husband, sometimes I simply give the short answer: “We were introduced by my parish priest.” But then, invariably, the questioner will look at me, waiting … Continue reading

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