Even though my little point and shoot camera wasn’t up to the job, the recent Love Lights A Tree ceremony in Spring Valley was very impressive. As a crowd of friends and supporters watched, our friend Steve did the job of honorary tree lighter on the giant tree next to the tourist information center. A large number of named luminaries surrounded the tree and were labeled with the names of people lost, survivors and currently battling cancer.
As a two time cancer survivor (cervical and breast) Mrs. T
had a candle in her honor and as well as many for Steve who is currently taking on pancreatic. Here is
Steve and wife Jewel along with the Troutbirders Ray and Barb having a sidewalk
lunch a few years ago in the port city of St. Malo, Brittany France. Those were
the days my friends….