Creating peace in the midst of the storm

You know something is a tad out of sync when you almost welcome the presence of a hurricane because it means you can have a few days at home.  In relative peace. I made sure to do due diligence pre-Sandy in case she really decided to show off on Maryland.Water?  Check.  Nonperishable food?  Check.  Coolers, … Read More


Our generation’s watershed moment

Whenever I see a perfect blue sky–cloudless, 80-degree weather–especially in September, something in me responds with a strange hesitancy.  It’s almost an unwillingness to accept the day in its splendor. I vividly recall one such day ten years ago.  It was such a delightful Tuesday morning that as I drove along the tree-lined beauty of … Read More