At the Arboretum listening to ironic polka. (at Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden)
President Jimmy Carter leads a Bible Study in Dallas this morning before a Habitat for Humanity construction day. At 90 he is astonishingly lucid, energetic, and hardworking. #iPhonography
The wonderful Marie Tippet, widow of Officer JD Tippet, at a party celebrating his 90th birthday this evening. Officer Tippet was murdered by Lee Harvey Oswald on Nov. 22, 1963.
A model priest for more than 70 years, Canon Walter Harris has died at age 97 in Halifax. His requiem will take place tomorrow at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Charlottetown. His obituary is here.
Jillian Edwards Chapman in concert before our 5:30 Uptown service today.
Some photos from earlier this week.
The Incas knew a thing or two about building for the ages. Here Anna stands in front of a wall at Saksaywaman, from which the Emperor Manco Inca Yupanqui, with an army of over 100,000 warriors, laid siege to the nearby city of Cusco, Peru, then occupied by Spanish Conquistadors, for ten months from May 1536.
Pat & Annemarie Carrigan were among the 54 members of the Incarnation High School Mission trip that returned from Guatemala this afternoon. Having raised the money in advance, the group constructed 5 houses and 11 stoves in a remote rural village. Thanks to Pam Coghlan, Carl Hammack, and all the leaders and donors who made the trip possible.
Peter poses on a rooftop in Guatemala in front of a volcano.
I had the pleasure of calling on parishioner Pamela Nelson in her studio today. Pamela is currently Artist-in-Residence at the Fairmont Hotel. There is a nice article about Pamela here.
Please keep our high school mission team in your prayers as they build five houses in Guatemala this week.
Why God needs (and loves) old trees.