Monthly Archives: May 2007

Re-Entry

Re-entry was a term first used by the space program in the 60’s to describe a lunar capsule’s return to earth. Coming through the earth’s atmosphere is apparently a very dangerous proposition for which precise calculations and maneuvers are essential. … Continue reading

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Short Tempers

When you do this much road tripping there are songs that become emblematic of your journey, songs that will forever remind you of the trip you took and the places you went. Like familiar scents, the songs will key memories … Continue reading

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A Nice Place to Visit

Part of our original plan on this journey, indeed one of the original reasons was to visit one of our old pastors in New Orleans. When we lived there he was an Associate in Metairie (west of the New Orleans … Continue reading

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Johnny and Jessie

Johnny, our 19 month old son has been learning to talk on this trip. He seems daily to add words to his little vocabulary, some more distinguishable than others, though every one precious to his parents and adoring siblings. His … Continue reading

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Leaving St. Augustine

We left St. Augustine this morning. Some days we see the sights on the way out of town, dragging our trailer into town, vulnerable as parking pariahs forced to hoof it to the sites unfriendly to the gross asphalt demands … Continue reading

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Sabbath

“Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a day of rest.” So says the fourth commandment. Ever think about that? It’s a pretty good idea, especially when you traveled eight hours in … Continue reading

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Where There’s Smoke…

I’m not generally one to pay attention to signs, spiritual signs that is. Jesus warns against that sort of nonsense pretty unequivocally. “A sinful and adulterous generation asks for signs.” O.K. got it, no signs. No, “Show ma a sign … Continue reading

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High Energy

We like it here, like, “Where have you been all my life Charleston?” Something about the place that just feels right, like we’ve come to the place prepared for us. At Camp Cherry Log in Cherry Log, Georgia I asked … Continue reading

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Fighting Weight

It didn’t take long for a Civil War soldier to get down to fighting weight. He brought with him a variety of butchering implements: Bowie knives, hatchets, single shot pistols; all in an effort to be prepared for any contingency … Continue reading

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Life is a Beach

Here we are in Wilmington, NC. Nice huh? We were awestruck too. The picture here was before the kids abandoned all propriety and plunged in. All of them came home soaked with salty clothes and pockets full of the gravelly … Continue reading

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