The student earnestly learning how to play “Don’t Stop Believin’,” from YouTube, on a piano in the retreat center great room.
Stepping on a sticky spot of the floor three times before deciding to take matters into my own hands and clean it up.
The endearing retreat center chef telling us about his prior life as the (adult, professional) chef for a frat house, his 1960s Chris-Craft boat, and how grateful he feels to live in his new, old house and to see the lake every day.
His periodic announcements during meals to explain that the dishes were cooked from scratch and that the cheese is “real Wisconsin cheese.”
How someone spelled dessert “dissert” on the daily whiteboard menu.
Hiking through the little streams and shoreline woods of Door County.
Learning about the distinction between doctrinal and therapeutic philosophy (from Van Norden’s Introduction to Chinese Philosophy), four years in and three weeks away from a degree in philosophy.