The stuffed owl is a relic of Rankin Hall’s past. Lewis found it in Rankin’s basement years ago, only to learn it had belonged to a former psychology professor at the school. He gifted it to her when he left.
Lewis actually has two ancient wooden chairs in her office, having refused the modern seats that came with the new office. At least one of the scuffed and worn chairs, she has been told, was part of Rankin’s original furnishings.
Carved Elephant Bookend
Carroll students have long been traveling the globe on what we now call Cross-Cultural Experiences. Years ago, a student brought Lewis back a pair of carved elephant bookends from a study trip to Kenya.