Continuing to Matter

The memorial to the fallen Bothell police officer continued to grow last week. Department employees and volunteers kept a watchful eye on it, removing spent flowers and pulling certain pieces to share with the officer’s family as more tributes arrived. Signs around the community show their support as well. The Yakima Fruit Market, espresso stands, […]

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By George, With George

Perseverance and Spirit have done Wonders in all ages. George Washington Presidents’ Day in Seattle this year was an unusually sunny Monday flecked with dramatic clouds. As they do every year, the Sons, Daughters, and Children of the American Revolution gathered on the University of Washington campus to pay tribute to its namesake along with […]

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Veterans Day Seattle 2017

This morning in Seattle Evergreen Washelli¬†hosted its fabulous annual tribute to veterans. It is quite a sight to see flags all over the cemetery, color guards, and veterans of all wars. When they asked any World War II veterans to stand or wave to be recognized, two stood up. Perhaps there were more, but each […]

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Veterans Day in Seattle 2014

Every Veterans Day, November 11th, at the Evergreen Washelli Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Seattle, we celebrate our veterans with a formal ceremony. You might remember last year’s photos. Here are a few from this year, which was not quite as well attended. We should be fighting for space at such events, people! Sure, there was […]

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