Thank You, God

Thank You, God

Occasionally I get the opportunity to do a presentation that grew from my friendship with the late Fred Rogers, of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Though I doubt he’ll ever be canonized, Fred was about the closest thing to a saint that I ever knew, and his constant...
How Beautiful Are the Shoes …

How Beautiful Are the Shoes …

We were out for a walk on Sunday afternoon, wearing jackets appropriate for the brisk 50-degree temperature. I had even donned my Georgia football cap, but still felt a little chilly. The fall colors are gorgeous this year, if not a bit late, and most houses in our...
Let Them Learn

Let Them Learn

Education stands out as one of the many casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic, and not just for the reasons we would suspect. Children of all ages, along with students in higher education, either missed a lot of classes, or had to switch to remote learning, or both....
Radishes at Work

Radishes at Work

The sign said, “Radishes at Work,” and we couldn’t help but stop and see what it was about. Susan and I were visiting Winterthur (pronounced “Wintertur”), a lush thousand-acre estate at the northern tip of Delaware, a few miles northwest of Wilmington and about 30...