This time of year in the Northwest
the mountains are still covered in snow.
We are having unusually beautiful
weather and this is what I see on
my drive toward home
Mount St. Helen's
When I was a child we would go
to Mt. St. Helen's and camp. We
would fish on the gorgeous Spirit Lake.
When we moved away I missed my
After returning to the northwest as
an adult, I lived in Portland, OR. when
Mt. St. Helen's blew her top. I saw my
lovely mountain explode and later I saw
the devastation. But I still love her. She
is an old friend, and as an old friend I
see her beauty and the joy she brings to me.
For those of you far away, here she is, all
dressed up in white.