I am dusting off my blog, and cannot believe how long it has been since I was last here!
I have wandered much, and will not list all my visits here. I will, however talk about the last 2 amazing weeks!
February 18-19 I went out to Long Island. What a great trip! I had dinner and great conversation with the Jackofsky Family. What a talented family. Here is a link to their band. A real live Quaker Bluegrass band! http://www.homegrownstringband.com/.
One daughter, a YAF, makes soap!http://www.watersongsoap.com/
Another daughter is a knit wear designer, and I am knitting one of her shawls right now! Www.fiddleknits.com. I love the gifts in our Yearly Meeting.
That night I stayed at a Quaker owned establishment, a lovely bed and breakfast in Port Jefferson. If you are ever out on the Island, maybe visiting Conscience Bay MM, look into staying there! Check it out! http://www.ransomeinn.net/
I then worshipped with Conscience Bay MM, and there were 9 YAF there! We had a lovely time getting to know each other, and were provided a lovely potluck, as only Quakers can do! I love worshipping in all the places I do. This was a lovely meeting house, and great company as well! I found the worship nourishing. http://www.consciencebayfriendsmeeting.org/
This past weekend, I participated in an FGC consultation with 26 other YAFs from 11 Monthly meetings in the US and Canada. It was so amazingly energizing. We talked about our vision for Quakerism, and the YAF community,and we talked about great things already happening. For example,