february 6, 2019

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt     I don’t ordinarily put off a post for two months, but in the case of my extended trip to DC last December, I needed to

february 5, 2019

“Buy some art to stare at in case your phone dies.” ~ Unknown     Back in December I visited my friend Rick Warfield in Washington, DC before I went to a conference. He took me to his church, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, on A Street just behind the Library of Congress (the large block building below) on Capitol Hill. In all the years I travelled to the Library of