Balancing Excitement and Dread

Have you ever felt totally right and comfortable with a decision? You know that “I can’t be wrong attitude.” that makes you determined to get something done. For me one of those decisions was becoming a teacher. Another time was with both marriages. (Since my first ended in divorce, perhaps I should reexamine the feeling.) Another time was when we walked into a housing development model home. Bored and disappointed after looking for a new home for months, I didn’t want to bother looking at models anymore. Joe said, “Just this last one.” I walked in and said, “This is it!” and it has been.

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Spring Parallels 1965 and 2011

You know how the spirit moves! One minute you aren’t involved and the next you’re involved up to your eyeballs? Well, it’s happened to me again. The parallels are too obvious:
1. April, 1965, I chose to go to the South to register black voters. April, 2011, I’ve chosen to go to the South on a Civil Rights Travel Course.

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