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, here’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; it’s taken me time to write about something I’ve wrestled with for a while. While I’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. There’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 didn’t buy it. When I told them it’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, “Mom, you have no idea what I’m talking about, do you?” No sir, I did not. I suspect it had […]