Sometimes you wake up in the morning knowing that your day is going to be much the same as the day before. But on March 21st, when I said goodbye to the six students I had been camping in the woods with for thirty days, I also said goodbye to predictability. I emerged from the … Continue reading COVID-19: An Exercise in Uncertainty
Problems. We are faced with them all the time these days. But we walked through this door eyes wide open. We knew we would meet challenge, face doubt, question ourselves. Why take this journey if it was going to be easy? What would be easy is to succumb to the fear, to the doubt that … Continue reading Problems and solving them.
Faces flushed, beet red. Cheeks and eyes slowly swelling with the warmth. Eyelids droopy with exhaustion. Shivering here and there, even though warmth surrounds us. This is the feeling of returning from several nights in the woods. We’ve been warm out there for the most part, touches of cold feet and hands here and there, … Continue reading A Hard Days Work