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Gosssman against the wall

Neither has a pol/sales rep/cheerleader personality, Yet it's Steve Grossman v. Martha Coakley for MA Gov. She leads him by perhaps 30% heading to the Sept. 9th primary. Our irony factor is that the t

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Marry in Massachusetts (Site / Info)

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balls, again...

Richard Bazeley's students finished crafting their wooden balls. They are not perfect, but they learned some geometry and tool use in their making, and one student came up with the method to hold the

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

James Garner—The Long Ride Down an Unexpected Road

Bret Maverick Note:   For the first time in months I missed an entry yesterday as a labored over this entry.   Like other bios it got away from me.   I lovingly lingered over James Garner’s vast filmo

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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A Sign from the Past, a Sign for the Future

I’ve been asked to read the manuscript for a new book about the formation of convert Zen in the West and its principal personalities, and, to write an afterword. As I’m reading I found an interesting

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


The New Testament and Psalter is in

I wrote about a New Testament with psalter I ordered; it arrived last Wednesday. It could be worse. I can imagine furtive looks about the “faith sharing” helps, and I might agree with you. But they’re

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)


Story of the day - Exposed at a young age to too many theme parks

Linda McCullough Moore writes in her short story, "Baby Doll" in her book This Road Will Take You Closer To The Moon, about Margaret who comes home after many years to visit with her family. The scene

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Story of the day

Can we depend on the proponent of predatory capitalism to save us?

Dr. Ovid Byron is the entomologist from California who has come to Tennessee to study the butterflies. He has set up his lab in Cub and Dellarobia's barn behind their house and even hired Dellarobia a

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)


What You See

What we think of as a mushroom or toadstool is merely a fruiting body for the real plant whose tiny tendrils weave outward in a broad, unseen net. What we see of anyone’s life is really just the publi

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


El oficio de periodista: cómo escribir con eficacia

El verano es un tiempo en que, para amenizar y variar el ocio, solemos imaginar alguna nueva actividad, cómo perfeccionar una habilidad o planear cosas para el inicio del próximo curso. Por si entre l

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GABRIEL JARABA blog (Site / Info)

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A very accurate essay by a woman about what men see when they look at women

You Say “Flawed”, He Says “Sexy”: What Men Really Think About Your Body | MyTinySecrets It isn't about all men. But it's about the fundamentally good ones, which is to say, it's about 90-95% of us. Sh

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Circle Round for Freedom

The opposite of liberal religion is not conservative religion. It is fundamentalism – the deep certainty that there is only one truth and only one way of knowing that truth. As a liberal religion, Uni

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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When Summer Finally Comes

Please, cold front, come. Threatening clouds tease us, and those six hot drops of rain aren't what we're looking for, either.

10 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Macedonia, Ohio, to Joliet, Ill.

I got up at 6:30 and went to the gas station across the street from our motel to buy a newspaper. They stocked three, and I got a copy of each — the Akron Beacon Journal, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, a

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Robert Reich's tactical advice

This just in, from Facebook, from President Clinton's Secretary of Labor, in regard to the D.C. Circuit's duo decision today: "Just when you thought Republicans had run out of ammunition attacking the

11 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Grossman not chat ready

MA Gov-would-be Steve Grossman has lots of smarts and skills, but this social-media stuff doesn't appear to be on his forte list. I sat stunned listening to him lecture about his new ad this evening.

13 hours ago

Marry in Massachusetts (Site / Info)

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We’re Still Here and the Earth is Still Sacred

Has Pagan environmentalism failed? Strictly speaking, yes. But there have been some successes, and we’re not done yet.

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Religious Terrorists

“Liberal religion’s opposite is not conservatism, but fundamentalism.” On July 20, 2014, our worship at First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans was disrupted by a pro-life fundamentalist Ch

17 hours ago

Vive Le Flame! (Site / Info)

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Living With Guns: My Commentary Published in July 13 Sunday Eunice News

As a military chaplain, I prayed over too many people who were murdered by their spouses, lovers, or friends. I know first hand that guns don’t kill people. People kill people. People with guns kill t

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About Our Inherent Worth (Site / Info)

What Should We Think About Death? A Humanist Public Service Message Narrated by Stephen Fry

Post by British Humanist Association.

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Mother of Exiles

Today marks the one hundred and sixty-fifth birthday of the American poet Emma Lazarus. I’ve said this before, but I believe it worth repeating. There are a tiny handful of documents that sing to the

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)