(A quick note before we get started: You can click on any picture to make it larger.)
Here’s one of the first things I saw when I arrived at the St. Thomas Gainey Conference Center:
The room did have a TV (a nice one, too) – but I didn’t turn it on even once. : )
The conference center also offered a variety of recreation activities; but I didn’t have time to explore them. (Nor did I really have much desire to do so; that wasn’t why I was there.) Maybe if I return one day…
The common gathering area:
The room where we spent all of our group instruction, discussion, meditation, and yoga time:
(The view from outside.)
The grounds. Note how well-cared-for they are, as well as seasonally appropriate!