On the way to Nashville we drove through the Smoky Mountains, and we finally saw some sun. It was beautiful. One of the roads, called the Foothills Parkway, has viewing points where you can stop to see the glorious (often foggy hence the name) Smokys… 534 more words
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Usually when it snows in England we all take a dramatic “it’s not safe to drive in” free day off work or school. We play in the snow for about half an hour and then spend the rest of the day lounging, wrapped up in a duvet despite the central heating curbing the inside temperatures and drinking hot chocolate. 661 more words
Re: “Charlie Hebdo attacks prove critics were right about Islam,” by Carol Swain, Jan. 16.
No one doubts the awfulness of the attacks onCharlie Hebdo and their consequences for France and other countries, for Muslims and non-Muslims, above all for the ideals that we treasure and have often suffered for. 111 more words
It has been awhile since I have written.
Our summer was spent hosting a number of people to our home, graciously. It ended with me back to school teaching art, now in a classroom and our decision to foster Great Danes who needed good homes in hopes they would receive forever homes after the foster time. 677 more words