Category Archives: Sabbatical 2008

A Moment in Time at the Hauptbahnhof

Main Train Station, Frankfurt, Germany ~ August 21, 2008                           German train stations are the pure essence of Teutonic order. We can almost hear some Frau Kapitän shouting orders. In our choppy and disrespectful German-ese we joke: “Achten! Ze train … Continue reading


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Of Music and the Muse

Chiesa de Orsanmichele, Florence, Italy Maybe it is because Florence is so art and academia-filled, that one cannot help but seek one’s own ‘voice’. While walking around the other day, I lamented to Richard that once I felt I wrote … Continue reading

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What is it about Agria?

We were more than half way through our sabbatical journey when we finally arrive at the perfect place – the perfect place for me: Agria, Greece. What was it about this little nothing spot in nowhere Greece that made me … Continue reading

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Houses of Worship

    Sabbatical 2008 While traveling in Germany, Richard and I were taken with the dedication of the people to rebuild their churches after World War II. We were reminded that in acts of military strategy often churches were targeted because it … Continue reading

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Smiles and the Gift of Grace

Photo and a Story from our 2008 Sabbatical         The very last thing I worked on before we left Colorado for our 2008 Sabbatical trip was to create an “Inner Child’s Creativity” game. Almost every morning of our Sabbatical trip … Continue reading

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