Shoutout. There were a lot of teens on the road to today–with their parents and without. One group of girls gave out a “Hiiiiiiiiiiiiii,” all three waving with delight with … Continue Reading 1.13.20 Monday Shoutout
I took a balloon to church today and wore it while I preached again. The joy I hope to share on the corner is something I carry for the thousands … Continue Reading 1.12.20 From the Porch Swing
My son chose the “Hot Air Balloon” episode of Mr. Rogers together today. He saw a hot air balloon adventure with Mr. McFeely and then a make believe scene involving … Continue Reading 1.8.20 Make Believe
With all the talk of snow, I got some waving in early today. I was out there around 9:40 a.m. I had a couple of good brief conversations with folks … Continue Reading 1.7.20 Little Free Pantry
The sun was out in full and kept the wind from feeling too brisk on this Epiphany Day. I had my sun glasses on and had to shield my eyes … Continue Reading 1.6.20 Precious Life
Certainly news today and most any day has plenty of weight. Perhaps there are those who pass someone waving thinking, “With as much as is going on, why does someone … Continue Reading 1.3.20 Cheer in the New Year?
Joy in the New Year (Sick Edition): With the toll of parents being ill, stir crazy kiddos, and the prospect of trying to get back in the rhythm of things, … Continue Reading 1.1.20 New Year Joys
Hi, Friends, Illness has been making its way through my house. I have a persistent night cough that I’ve been trying to shake. Flapping on the damp corner has not … Continue Reading 12.30.19 A String of Illness
My daughter let me be her sidekick today. We broke out the environmentally friendly bag of balloons. She chose a purple one. We found her hat with the poof on … Continue Reading 12.26.19 Sidekick
A Full Day out there. A beautiful, sunny Christmas Eve. Bear with me for the blessings: Santa Jack Santa Jack’s visit to the corner. Chaplain Jack of my congregation has … Continue Reading 12.24.19 Christmas Eve
Confession… Friends, I started the wave today with a red balloon. Imagine my dismay when fifteen minutes later I looked down and realized that my balloon was no longer there. … Continue Reading 12.23.19 Runaway Balloon
Today I shared with my church what I have been up to in these last weeks. I donned my hat and told them about the long months of resistance and … Continue Reading 12.22.19 Kittamaqundi Community
Two formations of geese waved today flying nearly directly overhead. Their soaring in the sunset was a marvel. I encounted A. again upon the walk from her work. She smiled … Continue Reading 12.20.19 Running By
Thank goodness I got out there before Commuter Charter Bus Driver passed. We continue our daily dance-a-thon. Shortly after, I looked around to see that someone had parked their car … Continue Reading 12.19.19 Claire!
Everything seemed to conspire against my getting to the corner today to wave. At some point, I was able to shrug and admit that some days spiritual practices have to … Continue Reading 12.18.19 Intersection of Grief and Joy
Another wet day on the roads. As I strolled down the hill on Vantage Point to the Little Patuxent Corner, I walked alongside a man who works at Vantage House. … Continue Reading 12.17.19 Learning the Rhythm