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Hope As An Essential Service
March 24, 2020

I have been thinking about essential services as we move deeper into self isolation, amid fears of the Coronavirus. There are many lists including grocery stores, gas stations, medical and emergency services. But what about hope? What does hope as an essential service look like? Faith Faith communities are struggling with this question as the traditional notion of church is upended. One might argue that the role of faith in the...

Riding Out the COVID-19 Virus
March 16, 2020

I am sitting next to my wife, working from home, while riding out the COVID-19 virus. Content Warning: This article is about silver linings. For those seeking apocalyptic ruminations, there is no shortage of options elsewhere. We exited Italy as the the virus was just getting started in the northern part of the country. Had that trip started even a week later, our wonderful experience would have been radically different, or nonexistent. Since...

Riding into the Sunset
March 11, 2020

Enjoying an early spring and looking forward to riding into the sunset. No spurs or chaps, but definitely back in the saddle. Enjoy your time outside! -Peter #backinthesaddle #intothesunset...

Hotel Lancelot - Roma
February 23, 2020

During our time in Rome we stayed in the Hotel Lancelot. In addition to being a Rick Steves pick for best hotels, it was also available through Priceline which allowed us to book a package deal including airfare and hotel. The rooms were immaculate and beautifully appointed. The staff was gracious, helpful, and offered wonderful recommendations on local restaurants and points of interest. Breakfast Breakfast was offered as part of the...

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