We returned from vacation last week. We decided we would travel by train to Grand Junction, Colorado, rent a car, and spend time in Monument Valley, AZ and New Mexico and return by train. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, actually, it was a little more involved and more adventurous than I had dreamed. Our outbound … More Trains, Automobiles and Chevy Suburbans – A Vacation Adventure
I haven’t written much over the past month or so. It certainly isn’t because I haven’t been thinking! I think and ponder all the time. People who know me well tell me I over think like that’s a real thing. I believe I think differently than most people because I see things differently than most. … More Space, Politics and Loving Kindness
Richard Rohr says, “To be a contemplative is to trust deep time.” I spent last week on a silent personally directed retreat at Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center in Fremont, Ohio. I’m still processing and ruminating with my experience but wanted to share a few musings since I haven’t written in a while. … More Images of a Retreat
“Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.” – Leo Durocher In the past month or so, I’ve attended a number of high school baseball games – a continuation of something my mother and I did together for several years. I’d pick her up at the retirement home and I’d drive her to high school … More Baseball and Mom
Do you know where you will be five years from April 8th? I’ve already made plans and perhaps others will join me in my yard that day. The next total solar eclipse in the United States will occur April 8, 2024. The path of totality will come very close to the Cincinnati area and the … More Live you best life. Experience awe.