Sunday, July 12, 2015: The View from McCaig’s Tower

Sunday, July 12, 2015: The View from McCaig’s Tower

Posted On Jul 12, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer

We have been a bit more relaxed this week. I have spent most of my mornings in study and writing. Susan has gotten in her fair share of reading. The weather has been mild, with temperatures in the high 50s … Read More


Sabbatical Journey, June 20, 2015

Sabbatical Journey, June 20, 2015

Posted On Jun 21, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer

 

We’re up at 4:30 this morning. We have to be in the queue for the ferry to the mainland by no later than 6:30, and the terminal is about an hour away. You would think it would be dark … Read More


July 16, 2015: The Open Championship at St. Andrews

July 16, 2015: The Open Championship at St. Andrews

Posted On Jul 19, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer

The last three days have been a whirlwind for us, and I mean that both figuratively and literally. We packed our bags and headed out early Wednesday morning on our way to St. Andrews for the 144th playing of The … Read More


July 7, 2015: Easy Does It

July 7, 2015: Easy Does It

Posted On Jul 07, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer

We are now about half way through our time in Scotland, and to say that it has been wonderful would be an understatement. While it has taken us a while to get to the point where we don’t feel task-driven … Read More


Sunday, June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Posted On Jun 22, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer
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A wonderful day of worship and fellowship today at Salen Parish Church. Clifford, the Session Clerk (similar to our Chair of the Diaconate), greeted us warmly. At the coffee fellowship after the service we learned that he is a retired … Read More


July 3, 2015: Mendelssohn on Mull

July 3, 2015: Mendelssohn on Mull

Posted On Jul 04, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer

The last couple days have been quiet for us on Mull. We have not slogged through any more pilgrimages and it has been a full week since I last played golf. Much of our time has been spent on reading, … Read More


Monday, June 29, 2015: A Word from Susan

Monday, June 29, 2015: A Word from Susan

Posted On Jun 29, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer

Traveling with a minister on sabbatical can be quite interesting. Although it is a time to step away from the daily responsibilities of the church, oddly enough we are spending quite a bit of time—wait for it—at church!

Yesterday was … Read More


Thursday, June 25, 2015: Proud of Our Church

Thursday, June 25, 2015: Proud of Our Church

Posted On Jun 27, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer

Today was a day of remembrance. This morning we walked down the road about 500 meters from our cottage to the Macquarie Mausoleum. The monument has a rather strange story. It is located in Gruline on the Isle of Mull, … Read More


Wednesday, June 24: A Stroll along Loch Ba

Wednesday, June 24: A Stroll along Loch Ba

Posted On Jun 25, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer

The forecast called for rain this afternoon, so we thought we would try to stay dry by venturing out this morning. Our mission was to find Loch Ba, which wasn’t difficult. Loch Ba is located near the slopes of Beinn … Read More


Friday, June 26, 2015: Surprised by the Sun

Friday, June 26, 2015: Surprised by the Sun

Posted On Jun 27, 2015 | Melinda Sawyer

We awoke early this morning to a typical day on Mull–it was raining sideways! Actually, the weather has not been as wet and windy as we had anticipated, but this morning met all our expectations and more. What to do … Read More


 

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