t's been a while since I've had so many deep conversations with so many people in disconnected settings. It's the season I guess. Late October seems to do that all the time. Next week promises to be just as busy --- I'm meeting with an old friend from Australia whom I haven't seen in 20 years. I'm meeting with 2 of my neighbors for a small business opportunity. Then I will be starting a Bible study with a group of young men who are in career limbo. At the end of the week I will be practicing with a new set of musicians.