Donation in memory of Jerney

Yesterday afternoon, we donated several books to the Maricopa Public Library in Jerney’s memory.

Thank you to Erik Surber, Library Manager, for helping set this up on relatively short notice. Hopefully this will inspire others to consider donating to the library, as well.

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(L-R) Kole (partial), Kelly, Keely, Jade, Jersey, Yessika Diaz, & Erik Surber. Jersey is Jerney’s twin sister.

FB post by Maricopa Public Library

Later on in the afternoon, after the event, the Library posted the above photo and description on their Facebook page.

 

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In this picture, you can see Kelly’s parents, Dale & Peggy Throntveit.

Thank you to Howard Waggner for taking photos of the event.

Two words that changed my life

Two words that changed my life

That Friday morning was another typical Arizona day. I had left the house about 6:30, with the intention of being a Lyft driver for most of the morning.  I picked up  my first passenger, taking her from one Phoenix suburb to another, listening to her vent about problems and issues.

Once I dropped her at her destination, I checked my phone for messages.  This was waiting for me from my wife: Continue reading