Oct 7 2020

Post-First Debate Blues: Goodbye to Our Way of Life

Post-First Debate Blues: Goodbye to Our Way of Life It’s difficult to ignore the big things going on around us. Early voting, looming election, pandemic and President with COVID-19; stores and restaurants boarded up, masks now a way of life – an essential to my wardrobe. Not much else going on really. We voted this…
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Sep 2 2020

The Boat: A Sign of Hope, A Sign of Our Future

The Boat: A Sign of Hope, A Sign of Our Future If you look at the lead photo, you will see the newest member of our family – a 38-foot speedboat (a friend of ours describes it as “zoom, zooming!”), that now sits in our driveway but soon will likely occupy a slip at a…
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Aug 4 2020

A Road Trip Toward Hope: ‘All Will Be Well?’

A Road Trip Toward Hope: ‘All Will Be Well?’ Julian of Norwich– a 14th-century English mystic – wrote down a series of visions that she received as she thought she lay dying. And probably the most famous line from her writings are the words, “All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all…
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Jul 3 2020

Escape to the Mountains: A View Through the Fog

Escape to the Mountains:A View Through the Fog An old friend of David’s sent us some funny lines during the worst phase of the COVID-19 lockdown. One read, “Coronavirus has turned us all into dogs. We roam the house all day looking for food. We’re told ‘no’ if we get too close to strangers. And…
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May 31 2020

The Upside of the Lockdown: Patience and Peace

The Upside of the Lockdown: Patience and Peace One day last week, during my daily “quiet time” (which most days are nowadays), it occurred to me that the peace David and I feel most days is a desirable place to be in any case. Now, I told myself, what I need to work on is…
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