(And arent' we all emerging, unfolding and in process?)
Summer is just about upon us here in Connecticut if the thermometer is any indication. I've been challenged by a broken a/c unit in my loft bedroom, and we had to replace it. Luckily we
found a great one in mint condition on Craigslist and it's already installed. "A/C installation take II," I said to Jim as he hauled the heavy thing up the stairs for the second time. Now our little
home is cool as a cucumber.
And speaking of challenges, small as some may be, last weekend I found myself challenged significantly during the first of three weekends I am spending in Newport, Rhode Island for Salve Regina University's Expressive Arts Institute. It is intensive in ways I never imagined, challenging me to leave the familiarity of my comfort zone.
One day before we got started, I drove around town and was amazed by the sight of one mansion after another, many of which made up the Salve campus. I hadn't been to Newport in years. I meandered over to Cliff Walk, a 3.5 miles National Recreation Trail that runs along the rocky, rugged shoreline, with stunning ocean views and 70 foot drop offs in some places. As I clicked away to capture reminders of my visit with my Canon Rebel, I noticed a CAUTION sign that caught my attention. I read it, paused a moment and went on to class. But the message stayed with me.
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