The wind storm from yesterday continued unabated. The National Weather Service warned of sustained winds of twenty to thirty miles per hour, and gusts up to sixty miles per hour. It was an unpleasant
It was on this day in 2005 that Eris was discovered by a Palomar Observatory team led by Mike Brown. At first it appeared to be larger than Pluto (turns out that it has greater mass, but Pluto has a s
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new book, Between the World and Me, is a powerfully devastating window into the experience of living in a black body in America, a body that is constantly vulnerable to assault, to c
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So, I’ve heard through the grapevine that ministerial candidates are being charged $250 to see the Ministerial Fellowship Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Said grapevine is not hap
Unitarian Universalist Association ministerial formation
Jesuit, priest, and by my lights most importantly, poet Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in Stratford, Essex, in Great Britain, on this day in 1844. And if you have forty minutes…
littleredspaces: theperksofbeingdisabled: Vintage on disability rights. Don’t let the black and white trick you. The Capitol Crawl was in 1990. This is not ancient history.
Sandra Bland died in police custody, and now there is video available for all to see of her encounter with the trooper who, after pulling her over, asks her to put out her cigarette. She declines, an
At night, I dreamed a great many dreams, but when I was finally awake I remembered none of them; all I remembered was pieces of them: someone needing a pad of paper; children being cared for while the
“BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the 2015 General Assembly recognizes that the fight for civil rights and equality is as real today as it was decades ago and urges member congregations to take initiative
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I heard Mark Morrison-Reed at Arlington Street Church this last week. His sermon was titled "The Perversity of Diversity" and one of his points was that Unitarian Universalism is more an ethnic religi
msdeonb: pinkcookiedimples: We come in every shade known to man. Look at the range. The glory!!!!!!
zabuzasword: there are too many pictures of mermaids in sexy poses and not enough of them drowning and eating men. whats up with that?
When Terror, Not Just Fear, Is All You Can Feel (Theology in the Aftermath of the Death of Sandra Bland)
Last night I caught my 7 year old tearing up in the bathtub. Asked her what's wrong, she said nothing. Closed the door and asked again + — brittany (@bdoulaoblongata) July 22, 2015 She went on to conf
In the airport waiting area, a hundred people watch CNN on Sunday afternoon. The story was a breathless expose of what the reporter called "trophy culture." There are youth soccer leagues where every
It was on this day in 1940 that Bugs Bunny made is debut in the cartoon short, A Wild Hare. The world hasn’t been the same since… Merrie Melodies – A Wild Hare (1940) by Cartoonzof2006
I said my good-byes in Black Wolf, took one last look at the antenna I helped Ed put up over the past two days, and started driving west. After about an hour and a half of driving, I was ready for a b
Click this link to read the previous entry. Click this link to jump ahead to the next post in the series. Before we move along to the next post in the series, here are a few shots of me working out at