Sunday, October 2, 2011

XVI Pentecost

What a day. Rose at 5am in order to leave at 6am in order to be in Chesterfield in time for a 7:30 liturgy. (How many towns of 250 have an Episcopal church?--one of only two churches in town, no less! It was spectacular watching the day dawn over central Illinois farm country. Then off the brunch at the home of a parishioner, which had to be cut short in order to be at St Paul's, Carlinville in time for a 9:45 service. Wonderful post-liturgical repast in the parish hall (pulled pork). Home around 1:15--just in time to grab a 45 minute nap in my recliner before throwing some clothes in a suitcase and hitting the road again. Slightly late for a 4pm organ recital at St John's Chapel in Champaign, followed by a leisurely dinner at a downtown Champaign eatery with Fr Scanlon. I write now from a hotel room in Indianapolis, as I am en route to Cincinnati for a Forward Movement board meeting that begins at noon tomorrow. Time now to catch a few winks.

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  1. Spending your day off at a meeting in Cincinnati? If you like seafood try Mitchell's on the levee. Or if you want some hole in the wall places send me an e-mail.

    Enjoy your stay in my former hometown.

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  2. Alas, I'm tied up in suburban Glendale (or thereabouts) eating convent food. Did break away tonight for some Skyline Chili, though. Yum! BTW, Richelle (Thompson?) is on this board--says her husband is a buddy of yours.

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