May 31, 2015

It’s the time of year, as I look outside my window, that everything is in bloom and it has the feel of the beginning of summer. That’s the way it was when I was a kid and we would go up to Sanbornville, NH on Memorial Day weekend, have a big cookout, jump in the pool,...

May 24, 2015

A little over a week ago I received an email from one of the teachers at our school, asking if I would like to join her class on a Night Hike at Blue Jay Point. Blue Jay Point is about 7-8 miles from here. The fifth grade class would be spending the day and night...

May 17, 2015

Last week I was away for a few days in New York City, stayed with friars on 31st Street just around the corner from Penn Station and had a few days free to walk around the city. Stepping out the door onto the sidewalk in the morning is like merging into traffic on the...

May 3, 2015

I just finished reading a book called Atchison Blue: A Search for Silence, A Spiritual Home, and a Living Faith by Judith Valente. The author is a journalist who has written for the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. She is a busy professional woman, married...