Yesterday we visited the Abbey of Gethsemani & Makers Mark distillery, and in the process managed to combine two things for which Kentucky is known - prayer and bourbon. I'm neck-deep in research on my Cyril of Alexandria book right now, and so haven't had much opportunity to write on here recently. So I thought I'd share a few pictures from our trip.
My 4-year-old and 7-year-old waiting to pray the office of Sext with the monks:
On a hike on the grounds of the Abbey of Gethsemani:
The all-important Kentucky Bourbon Trail passport:
Bourbon barrels as far as the eye can see: