What dreams may come – living with fulfillment and delay

DONNA STUDYING

Yes, there was that little 32-year delay – but eventually it happened, or will happen very soon.  My wife was up until after 2AM last night writing a paper and preparing a presentation for her last day of class, which is today.  She’s been involved in a two-week intensive class, studying the holocaust.  Each night she’s been reading history and writing about it.  Sometimes we’ve had conversations about it, and at times her content has intersected my world as I’ve been bringing a teaching series o … [Read more...]

Home – wherever you are

My wife and I are standing on the rocks en route to the Guttenberg Haus, high in the Dachstein region of the Austrian Alps.  I’ve seen this hut from my room, down in the valley, where I stay when I teach in Austria, but I've never been here in the summer, when its open.As we pause for a sip of water I look down and see the ski jump facility in Ramsau, a small Alpine village that lives by farming and tourism.  I realize, as I look at this ski jump, that I’ve stood beside it often.  The first tim … [Read more...]

Home – wherever you are

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My wife and I are standing on the rocks en route to the Guttenberg Haus, high in the Dachstein region of the Austrian Alps.  I’ve seen this hut from my room, down in the valley, where I stay when I teach in Austria, but I've never been here in the summer, when its open.As we pause for a sip of water I look down and see the ski jump facility in Ramsau, a small Alpine village that lives by farming and tourism.  I realize, as I look at this ski jump, that I’ve stood beside it often.  The first tim … [Read more...]


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