Author Archive - doug alford

Long Time No See

April 19, 2016
OVERHEARD AT PLAY REHEARSAL: “Hey, you should do Fame next year!” Hi, Glogland! It’s me. I know, its been a while, but I’m back. See? I’ve been VERY busy for the past…oh, I don’t know, 24 years?…Read More

Day 8: Ready, Set, Present!!

March 6, 2016
  Live from Bethel, it’s SATURDAY NIGHT!!!! Saturday evening brought out the stars (I mean, the families!) on campus for an extravagant meal (prepared by our own Sophomores under the tutelage of executive chef Marc…Read More

Day 8: When everything comes together

Well folks, this is it! Today ends our wonderful week of service, fun, creation, creativity, and friendship. This morning, and early afternoon, Sophomores finished up their second workshops and cleaned up the campus in preparation…Read More

Day 7: When the spotlight shines on the artists

March 4, 2016
Greetings, Sophomores and Sophomore-watchers! Today begin our second workshops, and while I WILL post some pics of those workshops later today, I thought that this morning I would give people a glimpse into the artists…Read More

Day 6, part 2: More MORE workshops!

  Dear Sophomore point-watchers, There was soooo much happening today, I had to create a second blog post just to fit all the pictures that I wanted to show today. This afternoon, each group put…Read More

Day 6: More workshops!!!

March 3, 2016
  Gould Sophomores unleashed!!! Today saw a continuation of the artistic workshops begun yesterday, and the progress is amazing! I’m going to blog twice today, because there are so many fantastic images to share. Check…Read More

Day 5: When Sophomores create!

March 2, 2016
Let the workshops begin!!   The class of 2018 divided into ten different creative teams today and began what will be two-day workshops led by master artists and craftspeople. The workshops include: Plein-air painting Culinary…Read More

Day 4: When Sophomores have FUN!!!

Today is officially “fun day” for the class of 2018! the schedule is packed with “things that Sophomores like” including “food”, “fun”, and “friends”. So the day began with an activity near and dear to…Read More