Monthly Archives: February 2017

Profile Response: Kate and Andy Grosmaire, Tallahassee FL

This is the second of four posts profiling Floridians affected by restorative justice. “Forgiveness is not a pardon. Forgiveness is not reconciliation. You own me a debt you cannot pay, but I’m not collecting the debt.” I knew Andy and … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Julie and Michael McBride, Tallahassee FL

This is the first of four posts profiling Floridians affected by restorative justice. The social graciousness of an evening with the Grosmaire and McBride families is so perfect; it’s like stepping into a Douglas Sirk movie. Kate provided the venue. … Continue reading

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Profiel Response: Aiden Sewall – Fayetteville AR

Aiden Sewall studied graphic design at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, but has spent his adult life in education and missionary service. He taught English for five years in Vietnam, then two years in Cambodia. In Dubai Aiden worked … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Jacqueline and Crunch Stepp St Augustine FL

  I have met my totem spirit on this trip: Eskimo, an eight-year-old dog. When Eskimo lived with Jackie and Crunch Stepp on their boat a few years ago, he got hit by a truck on US 1, broke his … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Bonne Bernau, Gainesville FL

“Tall women playing volleyball get a lot of attention.” Bone Bernau, Florida State PhD student in Art Education, got plenty of attention back in December of 1994 when she was invited to play a Sunday game in Tallahassee. Alan noticed … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Amre, Tallahassee FL

Okay, okay, call me shallow. How could I resist requesting an invitation to stay with Amre after reading the opening line of his couchsurfing profile. A bit about me : +-1m71, +-71 kg. Clear brown complexion. Dark hair. Brown eyes. … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Michael Cooper, CEO Weems Memorial Hospital, Apalachicola FL

One of the most unique projects of my architectural career was a replacement facility for Weems Memorial Hospital, a hospital near the mouth of the Apalachicola River at the tip of Florida’s Big Bend. Six years after our initial concept … Continue reading

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