Today your MoM is flying into Portland. Yes. With fires and protests and everything, I am purposely flying to Oregon.
It’s not on a lark or a pleasure trip. This time we have a dear friend who is having surgery tomorrow so we are flying up to help with the family. We know that the smoke and fires are pretty bad. We’ve seen the evacuation maps and his house is close (and getting closer). He even sent a picture of the smoke outside his front door and it is thick.
So why do we do it? Easy- family. We go to support family. And by lifting them, we also get to…