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Plug in, charge up, turn on

The Idaho Sierra Club is hosting a "Plug into the Sun" EV rally tomorrow as part of the National Drive Electric Week, and announcing the opening of downtown Boise's first public charging station, at t

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

THINGS ACTIVISTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LOCAL GOVERNMENT

From Erik Curren – a member of the Staunton City Council. Activist? Don’t shy away from the title. If you want to change something in your city or town, that makes you an activist.  Yesterday, speakin

1 hour ago

Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke (Site / Info)

Green Team Blog

Get Ready for the People’s Climate March: Five Climate Awareness Titles

Just in time for this Sunday's People's Climate March, here are five essential titles that raise awareness about impending climate change.

2 hours ago

Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

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UUCEF Joins Call for Investor Action

The Unitarian Universalist Common Endowment Fund (UUCEF) has joined other institutional investors in calling for Carbon Pricing and a comprehensive agreement to deal with the effects of climate change

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Blue Boat (Site / Info)

UUA social justice Environmental Justice Issues and Trends best practices

being replaced by a machine...

This morning I am doing work in which my own efforts could be replaced by that of a machine. I am making small parts from walnut and linden that will become boxes after they are all properly fitted an

2 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

The Little Picture

We’ve already skipped the first step, wherever we start. Besides, the spoon never tastes the soup anyway. Sure, there’s meaning in a jet way up, but down in the ditch the air is sliced other ways. The

2 hours ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

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Protecting half the children, witness on wheels, ordinary heroism, and more

Protecting half the children Liz James is outraged by health policy that only offers the HPV vaccine—which prevents cancer—to young girls, and not to young boys. “Why aren’t we vaccinating the boys?”

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uuworld.org : The Interdependent Web (Site / Info)

Interdependent Web

Endowment Trustee Meeting of 7/17/2014

Submitted by Parker Stokes At home of Parker Stokes,  attending: Roy Schilling    and Judy Remsberg   The request of the Board to consider more socially responsible investing by moving the Fellowship’

4 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

Endowment GROUPS

The paradox of a UU way of life

I have shared with you before how much I love Linda McCullough Moore's stories in her book of short stories, This Road Will Take Us Closer To The Moon, and I love the seventh story, "My Country 'Tis O

5 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Moore

Conventional Morality: On the Road 4

Neal Cassady Photograph by Ted Streshinksy/Corbis From Jack Kerouac, On the Road : “Where once Dean would have talked his way out, he now fell silent himself, but standing in front of everybody, ragge

5 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

On the Road

The First Rebellion—Nathaniel Bacon and the Burning of Jamestown

Nathanial Bacon and his followers watch James Town Burn. The episode named Bacon’s Rebellion is a mere footnote in American Colonial history, yet some historians have claimed to divine the early stirr

5 hours ago

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

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Culture and Community: Technology in Modern Paganism

Technological advances and access to technology have greatly changed the everyday experience of many communities around the world, especially here in America. Everything from access to information, tr

5 hours ago

The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

Paganism Technology Culture Neopaganism The Wild Hunt Aline "Macha" O'Brien Amy Hale Crystal Blanton Rachael Watcher Tim Titus

Weaver

Before the weaver can work the magic of turning plain threads into intricate, patterned cloth, she must be able to hold the pattern in her head, creating the entire piece in her imagination before the

7 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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September 19 –The Garden: There’s A Choice

There’s a choice we’re making. Is there a difference in “the world” and “The Garden” as we have been reflecting on it these past few weeks?  I think most of the time, there is, but I think that is a …

10 hours ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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First week in San Diego

Indian summer drizzle - air thick, leaving memories of west Florida, nights still eternally hot, never knowing when to head home, last guest at a party thrown by Nature the Sun having long since heade

11 hours ago

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

Poetry poem weather Summer humidity storm

Places/Times To Read A Few Pages

So many books to read, so little time, right? Here are my sneaky places.moments to read a few more pages--what are your favorite tricks? *In the car. Mostly while waiting for my kids to be done with c

12 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Economics is still a choice

Doug Muder sums up Michael Greer's "The Long Descent" and applies it to Ferguson, MO, arguing that car-oriented suburbs are doomed to decline, because of economics. A key paragraph of a long and excel

15 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Kyogen Carlson: A Brief Remembering of a Zen Master

I was shocked to learn that Kyogen Carlson suffered a massive heart attack and died today. Kyogen was, I wrote “is” at first, and had to correct myself, one of the senior Zen teachers in North America

15 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Excuse me, are we acquainted?

One of those "favorite book" list-makings has drawn me into reading George Eliot's Middlemarch , and her beautifully convoluted and florid style seems to be affecting my own forms of expression. Befor

18 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

How to Teach Our Children to Celebrate the Extraordinary Ordinary

We tell our kids that they can be whatever they want. We tell them to shoot for the stars. But in our quest to teach them to be strong and daring and, dare I say, extraordinary, I can't help but wonde

19 hours ago

Christine Organ (Site / Info)