Longing For Egypt

Guttural sobs echoed in the guard’s ears as they raced along the corridor. Rounding the corner they encountered one of the sources, Pharaoh, kneeling in the center of the room. A body sprawled before him. Unsure of what to do, the guards fidgeted at the entrance, fighting the urge to stare, yet unable to stop…

Places I Should Never Work

This time last year I was teaching at a school where I thought I would stay until retirement. Wow! Was I ever wrong! Flash forward a few months to the spring when we began anticipating a move to New York. Thus, I found myself back in the hunt for a job.  As a result, I…

Lancaster County Ten

When this post appears in print, I will be somewhere in the air. During the past few years, when the final leg of any trip concluded, I always found myself in the familiar territory of Lancaster County. Not so this time. I penned this list a few months ago, but held off on posting it…

Ironstone Ranch

Ironstone Ranch is nestled on a sprawling tract of land just outside of Elizabethtown. As kind of a last hurrah, we took a break from thoughts of moving, drove to Ironstone Ranch, and went on a trail ride. Our friendly guide, Taylor, gave us a quick run down of how to handle our horse.   She…