Took a little drive thru Snohomish, Washington today. The beautiful weather had people strolling the village streets and filling up the bars and restaurants. Upscale clothing stores, antique and home decor shops were bustling with activity. My favorite of course, is always the funky antique shop further down the road and the winding backroads dotted with old barns and small aircraft flying overhead.
I love the Clark family. Dianna was one of my first clients and we’ve been doing family sessions for the past 15-16 years! Imagine my surprise when she called to say it was time for Max’s senior pics – time does fly. So off we went to capture images on the beach. Max is a senior at Chief Sealth International H.S. He enjoys Biology and aspires working towards a profession in that subject. Max also enjoys playing baseball at the High school level as well as playing for West Seattle baseball club over the years. Wishing much success to this talented senior!
When I saw a rather strange formation from the road I found my way into the Russian Orthodox Brotherly Cemetery of Saint Nicholas; just inside Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery. (Washelli is a Makah word meaning west wind)
Further down, the serene road led to the Veterans Memorial Cemetery where Chimes Tower looks over rows and rows of military headstones. We happened upon one woman WWII Army vet 1915-2007.
We also drove through other sections for religious communities and ethnic groups such as Greek Orthodox and Lutheran.
The cemetery was founded in 1884 by David Denny and his wife Louisa who are all buried here. Originally called Oak Lake Cemetery many mergers led to its current status as Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery.
Angels are all around us, all the time, in the very air we breathe. ~ Eileen Elias Freeman