About the Authors
The authors with their supportive wives
Jake Beaty is co-author with his dad, Jim Beaty, of Winter’s Comin’, the story of how the Beaty family moved from Seattle’s suburbs to build a log house in the woods of North Central Washington State.
They endured the challenges of record cold temperatures and living without electricity or running water to create cherished memories and a family legacy of perseverance and adventure. Read more>>
About Winter’s Comin’
Fill in the blank: “Someday I want to ____________.”
Life is short, and if you’re not careful, someday can become a code word for never. Winter’s Comin’ is more than the story of a family who built a log cabin in the woods. It’s a story about making dreams come true, about working through resistance, about living without regrets. Read more>>
Winter’s Comin’: A Lifelong Dream Fulfilled
Captain Jake & Cargo Ship Spirit of Grace
A young captain. An old ship. An all-volunteer crew on a humani- tarian aid voyage to Israel during the Lebanon War. What could possibly go wrong?—coming soon!
Jake & Jennifer’s First Wedding in Bolivia
A former ship’s captain living in off-grid cabin in Washington state. An orphanage founder/ director from Texas living in Bolivia. How did they ever come to meet-–coming! Read more>>