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Thursday Doors - At the End of the Tunnel

We’re visiting another abbey for my Thursday Doors post this week but this time it is not a ruin but a functioning monastery. The wonderful buildings of the Abbey of Saint Etienne, founded in the year 1003, were home until 3 years ago to 6 missionary monks of the order of Saint Theresa.   182 more words


The Calling

The marbled sky began to crack allowing hints of sunshine through. The pale light illuminated an otherwise dreary afternoon. Two robed figures trudged along the narrow cobblestone street that led out of the Abbey. 345 more words

Short Story

The Start of Challenges

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Eleventh Stack are celebrating Black History Month by highlighting books, music and movies by African American Artists. We also have a ton of great… 260 more words

Officially-- O N E W E E K

Ah, Scotland!

I have officially been here for one week, and I already feel at home. Where do I begin? Where can I begin? I truly adore it here. 223 more words


The Little Things

I promise you, one of these days I’m going to open a blog post with the words: It happened. I was finally hit by a car… or bus/pedestrian/bike. 1,056 more words