(Everyone is OK. Just follow-up testing.) Getting an MRI can be scary for anyone. If you're lucky enough to get to do it at Texas Children's Hospital, though, you can figure it all out at this play st
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Often when something upsetting happens people will try to cheer you up by explaining that “it’s not personal.” Being laid off from a job is not like being dumped by a boyfriend, the thinking goes. It’
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Biking The Mountains 2- 15 X 11 Watercolor. As I painted I was thinking about the Smoky Mountains. I added the distance and fog. To a new home today. http://fineartamerica.com/featured/biking-the-moun
My writing and preaching have changed dramatically and for the better in the last several years, and as I find it instructive to read other people’s accounts of such changes, here are three quick post
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View image | gettyimages.com Rajeev Goyal was in the Kavre district of Nepal when the April 25 earthquake struck and has been involved in relief work since then. He and his team quickly mobilized and
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Another pipeline burst this week – Santa Barbara, this time. It’s big news, and of course the web is filled with pictures of ruined coastlines. But there’s more to oil spills than beaches – Santa Barb
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It’s easy to be angry– and justified in that anger– Let us turn that anger into righteousness by using wisdom by using love by using forgiveness to shape our actions so we can create justice– a better
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It is a Sunday morning and my entire being is resistant to the situation I find my self in. This Pagan who has circled thousands of times in celebration of divinity is sitting in a pew, row after row
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The ancient Pagan festival of Thargelia is once again being celebrated publicly in Greece by members of The Supreme Council of the Greek National (YSEE), an umbrella group working to restore the tradi
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Thomas Wright Waller, better known to most of us as “Fats” Waller, was born on this day in 1904.
Previously I’ve written about how to plan and compose initiation rituals. This is how we actually did it in 2012.
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While our study of the world around us is undoubtedly as long as that of human history (and has been the province …<p>Continue reading →
Stacking of shapes associated with Froebel I was reading in Froebel's Gifts by Wiggin, and found a reference to the unmentioned shape. Assembling the cube, cylinder and sphere outside the order in whi
Sit Down, Kid When I was in my early 20s, I decided to dedicate myself to becoming a writer. Coming from a farming background, no one that I knew was a writers and no one that I knew had any idea abou
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I mentioned at the start of the month that I was going to focus on figuring out what it means to succeed as an autistic person, rather than trying to judge success on neurotypical expectations. Since
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Babies are quite literally built to hold on—their tiny fingers grasp by reflex, before they are even able to consider what it means to have a person that they can cling to. What is the largest thing t
Young Clara Barton, school mistress. On May 21, 1881 Clara Barton, already famed for her tireless work as a Civil War nurse , organized the founding meeting of the Association of the American Red Cros
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My spouse is in the next room, watching the final episode of Letterman. It's likely the first episode he's watched in five years. And yet. We feel compelled. To witness, and to be part of something bi
On first annivesary of the UUA’s move to new headquarters, video highlights accessible design.