31 May 2018
Rachel was just excited to discover that there's a sign language class she can take at our church, so she'll be headed to class now on Tuesdays. She is still dating on and off, but, as a single working girl living the independent life, she's concentrating on making rent and her car payment. We will get to see her in June, and maybe in July. Yay!
27 May 2018
In our little town on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, we are surrounded by history. Battlefields, colleges, buildings that were erected more than three hundred years ago. Part of the history is kept alive by re-enactments and events which celebrate the people and ideas that birthed a nation.
In May, 1774, the citizens of Chestertown, Maryland were enraged by the tax on their tea from England, and like the Boston citizenry in December of 1773, they angrily boarded a ship, loaded with tea, and threw it overboard in protest. In contrast to our more fiery northern compatriots, the people of Chestertown passed the Resolves:
19 May 2018
We live in a corn field, or a bean field, or a hay field, depending on the season. It takes twenty minutes to get anywhere. That kind of separation is great on the one hand and hard on the other. One way it's hard is in food options. About forty minutes from our patch of domesticity in the farmland is a "metropolis" called Middletown. In a place like Middletown (in DE) you can find such things as WalMart, Home Depot, Buffalo Wild Wings and Panda Express. There's even a movie theater and mini golf.
12 May 2018
05 May 2018