Next summer we are headed to Germany to see my brother and sister-in-law in Germany, so when I am able to quiet the daily static off my calendar look ahead, I begin to look forward to the trip. With that in mind, I am posting this one for throw back Thursday.
Good Evening!It is a pleasure to welcome parents, friends, and most importantly, students to the Cum Laude and National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. The students here this evening have distinguished themselves in many areas of school life from the classroom to the stage and from community service to the athletic field. They have earned this […]
I wrote a blog in December entitled, “Travel Post From Atlanta: The Walk Outside Our Door,” in which I argued one doesn’t have to get far away to get away. We have been spending the last week on Norris Lake in East Tennessee. This is a place that is as familiar to us as our […]
I visited Pearl Harbor last week, and I have been thinking about it since. In fact I have been thinking about it in combination with two other sacred places I have visited over the last several years—the American Cemetery in Cambridge, England and the American Cemetery in Carthage, Tunisia. It felt important to me to […]
I have just returned from a trip to Oahu, Hawaii, and I was reminded time and again of a simple truth: beautiful places are nourishing. From a lovely afternoon hiking up Diamond Head above Waikiki to a day spent in Lanikai, during which we kayaked to a small island, swam in a cove, snorkeled, and […]
It was the last beignet that put me over. I have been walking along the edge for days. Today it was the Camellia Grill in the French Quarter for breakfast, a Muffeletta from Central Grocery for lunch, and Café Du Monde this afternoon. I need an intervention.Leaving Atlanta last Tuesday for Seattle, flying to New […]