I may not be much on organized religions or that lot, but there is something rather peaceful about the little Monastery over in Spencer MA.

And despite it's ties with the Roman Catholics, I may just have to venture over there for one of their retreats just because of the peaceful atmosphere and beautiful landscapes. Providing of course that they have air conditioning :)

I managed to get some fantastic pictures while we were visiting there today, and even found a Monk made, stone casting of a tablet that I really really want. If ever I can find the extra hundred bucks laying around.

These may be places that I would not normally go, but that I get to take my Mom to see the places she wants to see and experience that she might not otherwise get to see, well that makes it worth the trek and rather enjoyable.