Profound Effect of Hospice Help on Survivors

On his 90th birthday, my father said, “Never say no to someone in need.”  He was a man who cared about his neighbors, who brought them food, and taught all of us to be aware that not everyone shares the same blessings at the same time.   Thanking those who help is the other side of…

Hospice House and the Importance of Community Service

I don’t know how many years it’s been since I got involved with Whatcom Hospice Foundation, but this year I’m honored to be president of their board, and looking back at all the community organizations I’ve been part of, I find it a good time to think about the good these non-profits have done over…

First Time Renter Checklist

Just left home?  Avoid the expensive mistakes a new, inexperienced renter can make!  Although most property owners are honest and helpful, some aren’t.  Some rental management companies have no interest in you once you’ve signed a lease, while others are there to answer your questions, solve maintenance problems and appreciate your business.  How do you…