Monthly Archives: August 2011

A penny for your thoughts. A Nickel for your memories.


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My friend Scott Huffines’ mom, Jackie Nickel, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2007 at the age of 65 after a 6-year battle with cancer. All of us expect death as part of the birth-school-work-death cycle, but it always comes too soon. Jackie’s was too soon.
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Sometimes you just have to let nature take its course


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One of the last articles Jackie wrote. We were heading to Home Depot Saturday morning to pick up a few more annuals for the garden when Kris spotted something in what we call “the swamp.” It was a mature, majestic … Continue reading

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