September 28, 2006 from Don | Photos, Quick Overview, The Whole Story | 1 Comment

In 1997 our family went through a major crisis that rocked our marriage to it’s core. As a senior executive at Starbucks Coffee Company, heading up Research and Development, creating new coffee based products and manufacturing platforms, I had let Starbucks become much more than a job. Somehow, day by day since joining Starbucks in […]

The Journey Begins!

September 28, 2006 from Skip | Discouraging Times, Quick Overview, The Whole Story | Comments Off on The Journey Begins!

Dear Friends, Here is a summary and update on our brother Don: Wednesday night at Whidbey during dinner with the Agros Foundation board (we had just gathered for a 2-day retreat), Don complained of pain in his gall bladder for the last couple of days which affected his sleep.  One of our board members – […]

Why Northwest Hospital?

September 28, 2006 from Don | Hospitalization, The Whole Story | Comments Off on Why Northwest Hospital?

Skip mentioned that one of the Agros board members, Larisa Kaukonen, is an ER Physician. It just so happens that another board member’s husband, Greg Schroedl, is also a ER physician and Vice President of administration at NorthWest Hospital. While we had originally left Whidbey Island heading for Swedish Hospital, by the time we reached […]