I’ve had the privilege of living in this community my entire life. And no matter how far I travel, I know I’ll always look forward to coming home to the rolling farmland past Calvander, the caffeinated conversations in Open Eye Café, and the potent history of Chapel Hill and UNC. The stories of this community are my foundation.
Early spring is busy. Birds are flying in from their winter-feeding grounds, establishing territories, nest building and preparing to raise their young. A month later the woods are quieter as our migrants settle in to the domestic duties of raising broods.
The Episcopal Church made a historic choice by electing its first African-American presiding bishop. Michael Curry, 62, of the Diocese of North Carolina was elected by a landslide at the Episcopal General Convention in Salt Lake City.