Field Trip!!!! Duke ChapelJune 11, 2013
June 11, 2013:
Although I am a native to Durham, I have only been inside Duke Chapel twice in my life. Once was during a field trip in middle school and the other time was for a funeral. The staff in the building that I work in decided to take a little field trip to the chapel last week to climb the tower. Although the aerial views of Durham were amazing, I think I was most in awe of the Chapel's 77 stained-glass windows that depict biblical characters and stories. Each window told a different story. I will definitely be going back to take a closer look. We learned that there is a man out of Virginia that cleans the windows. He takes down one section at a time, takes the window apart, cleans each piece, and then puts them back together. Each window takes around eight months to complete. I think we can say that his job is secure!
|My extra-bubbly co-worker and sidekick Miranda|