I’ve been doing the Bon Jody Temple Tour this NBA season, visiting LDS temples in the cities I visit while covering the Utah Jazz for my newspaper.
Since my last blog from Manhattan, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed checking out the temples in Philadelphia and Raleigh, North Carolina. I’ll write about those trips in the next day or two. For now, I want to share an experience about a detour I made while driving from the LDS temple in Cary, North Carolina, to Charlotte on Wednesday afternoon.
My son, who turns 12 Thursday, is a lacrosse player. One of his favorite teams is Duke. Coincidentally, that university is only about 15 minutes away from the route I was taking in the middle of North Carolina, so I decided to visit the campus to purchase some Blue Devils lax gear for his birthday.
As I was driving around trying to find a school bookstore, I turned onto a road called Chapel Drive. I quickly discovered why it got its name. As I began driving on that road, I gasped [Read more…]