Monday, May 17, 2010

What I'm Looking Forward to in London

1. Blessing My Students with What Blesses Me
2. King's College Evensong in Cambridge
3. All Soul's Church on a Sunday Morning
4. A Quiet Walk through Bunhill Fields
5. Churchill's Study and Studio at Chartwell
6. Hever Castle's Gardens
7. Borough Market on a Saturday
8. G. David Bookshop in Cambeidge
9. Ely Cathedral's Lady Chapel
10. Waggamama's Noodle Bar
11. Covent Garden's Pret, Marathon Store, and Stanford's Maps

Friday, May 14, 2010

My Endurance Race Bucket List

1. Boston Marathon
2. Reykjavik Marathon
3. Prague Marathon
4. Ragnar Relay
5. London Marathon
6. Chicago Marathon
7. Chattanooga Triathlon
8. Race the Trace 250-Miler
9. San Antonio Marathon
10. New York Marathon
11. Houston Marathon

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Traveler's Counsel to My Students

1. “Never forget that every place is unique—just like every place else.” Tristan Gylberd

2. “Life is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.” Arnold Toynbee

3. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost

4. “Travel somehow broadens the mind and softens the heart.” Mark Twain

5. “See the world and you’ll see it altogether differently.” Groen van Prinsterer

6. “Travel is the laboratory where theory meets practice, where notion encounters application.” Benjamin Franklin

7. “Travel is more than a visitor seeing sights; it is the profound changing—the deep and permanent changing—of that visitor’s perspective of the world, and of his own place in it.” James Ferguson

8. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only a page.” St. Augustine

9. “If you always go where you have always have gone and always do what you have always done, you will always be what you always have been.” Tristan Gylberd

10. “You can lead a youngster abroad, but you cannot make him travel.” Hilaire Belloc

11. “With visions of redemption, I walk against the crowd.” Arthur Quiller-Couch

Churchill's Challenge: May 13, 1940

"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat."