Moscow Thoughts

I'm sitting on a low ledge at one end of Arbat Street near central Moscow. We had a walking tour this morning and then about 90 minutes of "free" time to wander around and buy souvenirs. Unfortunately, Arbat Street is primarily cookie cutter cheesy souvenir shops and really cheesy American-themed diners. One of the menus … Continue reading Moscow Thoughts

Peace

Peace.  What a word and what a concept.  It is one of those words that can have multiple connotations, like “World Peace” or “Peace and quiet” or “inner peace.”  Take your pick.  I think for me what I’m struggling with is inner peace and my hope that if I ever achieve that, it will lead … Continue reading Peace

A Father’s Pride

I believe that I have mentioned my college-aged son is attending school within a couple of hours of me after having lived several states away during high school.  He is starting his sophomore year next week, and he is excited at the thought of the new year. Last year as a freshman, he signed up … Continue reading A Father’s Pride

Work, Vacation, and Other Thoughts

Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned.  It’s been 13 days since my last confession.  Oh, I mean blog post.  13 days since my previous blog post and while this is a confessional type blog, I am not asking for any forgiveness here!  I offer my apologies for being gone for so long in between … Continue reading Work, Vacation, and Other Thoughts