august 13, 2019

“Be a pineapple. Stand tall. Wear a crown. Be sweet on the inside.” ~ Unknown     I got a big surprise today when I saw BFF Jen Bartlett. She, Bryan, and Abby gifted me this fabulous wooden bowl being held by a turtle. They know me well, what with my love of turtles and all. I don’t know what I did to deserve such awesome friends but I sure

february 4, 2014

“Well, of course he passed away! But that doesn’t mean he’s gone.” ~ Arlo Guthrie It was a snowy walk from one library to the other. It offered a peaceful look at our summertime lunch area at the President’s house, but clearly, the most popular spot on campus when it snows is the bowl in front of the main library. Snow is fun!

july 2, 2013

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.” ~ Henry David Thoreau There are several Goldenrain trees around campus. They turn a beautiful yellow in summer. Rob Aken first told me about them: imports from Asia introduced to this country by the man who founded New Harmony, Indiana. Not long after this