(This is part of a series of things that I should have recorded in 2013 – things which were highlights of the year, but which didn’t get recorded when they were fresh in my mind. Now you mostly just get pictures.)
April 2-3 – Laurelville staff retreat to Pittsburgh
In early April, many of the Laurelville staff went into Pittsburgh for a retreat…
We began the day by visiting longtime friends – the Pittsburgh Kids Foundation – who have been coming to Laurelville for 50 years.
Such a fine group of people!
My colleague (and co-conspirator) and I found a spot at the field where we felt a bit at home…
After lunch, we checked into our rooms at the Omni William Penn. Oh, look! They have a Starbucks! In the lobby!
We had supper at Buca di Beppo, and enjoyed time together at the hotel in the evening. The next day, the staff split up to visit a variety of places around Pittsburgh. The Ordinary Family visited the Phipps Conservatory.
While there, I discovered the source of the previous day’s mocha…