(Okay...all my grammar friends out there...I'm already having a dilemma. To make the word "Massachusetts" possessive, do I add "apostrophe s" or just an apostrophe? I've never quite figured out how that works....haven't had enough coffee yet for me to ponder it too long...)
Last Saturday morning broke beautifully over the bay bordering the inn where we were spending the weekend in Beverly, Massachusetts. We had a good part of the day free, so Kim and I and our friends Paul and Jan set off to explore.
As I mentioned yesterday, the safari guides we had were phenomenal in many ways, but Nas had one particular skill that amazed me! His bird calls are so real sounding...the real birds would actually call back! Here is just a small sampling of his talent...
After 4 days of incredible safari-ing in the very dry Linyanti Concession in northeast Botswana, we boarded another tiny plane for the part of our trip that we'd looked most forward to...5 days in one of the most desirable wildlife destinations in the world, the Okavango Delta area in northwest Botswana.
Yes, that's my pack mule man, in the light khaki clothes in back, helping load our bags into the plane...
I haven't been an elementary classroom teacher for 34 years now.
But my daughter is a teacher and many of my family members and closest friends are teachers, so I wanted to share a little encouragement this morning from an email that put a smile in this former teacher's heart.