A Glass Half Empty?

On a Friday afternoon I sat criss-cross-applesauce on the carpet in my first-grade classroom. Our teacher held up a glass of water and asked if we thought it would be fuller, less full, or go unchanged over the weekend if she left it sitting by the window. Six-year-old me quickly raised my hand and proclaimed … Continue reading A Glass Half Empty?

Pilgrim Prayers

I am writing this post just a few hours before I head to catch my overnight flight to Italy. As you are reading though, I am already walking somewhere in Italy. It is the fifth day of my journey on the Via Francigena, and if everything goes according to plan, today I will walk 18 … Continue reading Pilgrim Prayers

River Rain

What do you do, where do you go, when you need to rest and reset? June is a full month for us over here. I leave in 10 days for 10 days (more about that in next week’s post) and as soon as I get back, Nick leaves for a few days. A few months … Continue reading River Rain