Twenty families from my school were flooded during the storm. Others lost power for several days, and all of us watched helicopter and boat rescues happening just a few miles from our homes. Time seemed suspended for a week; by Tuesday, August 29th, few Houstonians knew what day it was, and the foreseeable future only … More On Tuesdays, Harvey, and Learning in War-Time
This week, I’m in Colorado with my students from The Covenant Preparatory School. We’ve been whitewater rafting, hiking, eating, fellowshipping, and sometimes sleeping! Initially, it seemed like an odd time to take a week-long trip; the students have only had classes for three days, then we headed north to Buena Vista. Classes will resume when … More Sabbath Tuesday: An Education
When I travel, I tend to seek out the tiny corners of the world. Perhaps it’s because I grew up in the tiny town of Bulverde, Texas, which boasts of a post office, a bakery forever changing its name, an antique shop, a small library, and a corner store that offered take out pizza. It’s … More Flowchart Friday: Which European village should you visit?