Krakow for a Second Time

  Hello from a Polish dormitory room in Krakow, Today was our first full day in Poland as a group. It was a  busy and interesting day. We began the morning trying to square away things like having the internet in our rooms, seeing if Wifi is a possibility in our rooms, which seems moreContinue reading “Krakow for a Second Time”

Grace and Dignity on Either Side of the Tracks

Good morning, It is almost Wisconsin-cold here in the Upper Susquehanna Valley this morning, but it is still nonetheless manageable. I got up extremely early to deal with some issues and will be on the road again before the day is out. It is now Friday evening and I am back in Gettysburg. Driving aboutContinue reading “Grace and Dignity on Either Side of the Tracks”

_Selma_

Hello from my room where I should be sleeping, but . . . Earlier this evening I was fortunate to be able to go to the movie theatre, not something I would normally mention. While I enjoy movies, and particularly ones that force me to think or ponder, seldom to I leave a movie speechlessContinue reading “_Selma_”

Temporalities

Hello from the Detroit airport, I am quite sure that this post might be a tapestry of thoughts, emotions, and memories. As I sit in the airport my mind seems to be a conundrum of possibilities and requirements, opportunities and necessities, remembering the past and imagining the future. I have my earbuds in and ironicallyContinue reading “Temporalities”

Realities

Good early morning, It is about 2:30 a.m. and I am awake and thinking. I received a message today(technically yesterday) that a former teaching colleague, and co-Vietnam veteran, passed away. He was only a couple years older than me and we actually served in Vietnam at a similar time. However, he was in the bush where IContinue reading “Realities”