Almost six years ago, I wrote this post to try to describe the feeling of traveling by bridge to an island. I imagine I could write multiple posts on the experience of crossing over, one for each facet of that movement from one world into the next. Maybe I will someday. But for now, hereâ€™s […]
I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought. Helen Keller For other thoughts on the sea, try #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, and #20.
This post is long overdue; itâ€™s taken me time to write about something Iâ€™ve wrestled with for a while. While Iâ€™ve been much blessed, these last three years have also included private struggles and challenges. One fallout of these challenges was, after over a year of contemplation and prayer, my decision to resign from my […]
Some of you have asked about Irma, about our experience with it and its impact on us. I am grateful for your thoughts, prayers, and well-wishes. We have indeed survived Irma, and far better than we thought we would for several days there. Thereâ€™s a strange thing about hurricanes; the before is often so beautiful, […]
When I told them it would be cool, they were skeptical. When I told them this would be the plus side of being dragged along on a business trip, they didnâ€™t buy it. When I told them itâ€™s one of my favorite beaches, they were unimpressed. When I told them their car-weary souls would revive […]
Disclaimer: I am not a scientist. Anecdotal evidence to support disclaimer: Last week, my younger son was explaining an experiment he wanted to conduct. After about five minutes, he stopped, looked at me and said, â€œMom, you have no idea what Iâ€™m talking about, do you?â€ No sir, I did not. I suspect it had […]