September 2020 Archives

Elephant Stew

INGREDIENTS 1 elephant 2 rabbits (optional) salt and pepper DIRECTIONS Cut elephant into bite size pieces. This should take about 2 months. Add enough brown gravy to cover. Cook over hot fire for 3 weeks. This will serve 3800 people. If more are expected, the two rabbits may be added, but do this only if necessary as most people do not like to find hare in their stew.

The Rainbow

We woke to the news of hijacked planes crashing into the Pentagon and World Trade Center Towers. A plane crashed in rural Pennsylvania, also hijacked and purposely downed. With the rest of the world, we were riveted to TV and radio, listening in horror as the well-planned attack unfolded. With the rest of the world, we prayed for the victims and their families. We went through our workdays by rote, a numbness permeating everything we Continue reading

Done Too Soon

Today I ran the first leg of the Virtual Boston Marathon. No, I am not an official participant. I am virtually running it over the course of this week in memory of a member of my online running group. Pastor Vincent Trigili had been training to run the real thing, but he died suddenly and unexpectedly in August at the age of 45. Our running group has decided to run it for him. I did Continue reading

Hold On Lisa…..

….there’s a light at the end of that tunnel. I have taken to watching train videos while on the treadmill: someone sets up a GoPro camera in the cab for a driver’s-eye view and I go along for the ride. Er, run. I have traveled from France to Italy. Through the Swiss alps. Capljina to Sarajevo in the Czech Republic. And since I have always dreamed of visitingĀ  New Zealand, today I “ran” from Wellington Continue reading