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Enter Helen: And Dreaming of Miracle Workers

In the early middle of the nineteenth century the brilliant, driven, and sometimes monstrous Samuel Gridley Howe, while Director of Perkins School for the Blind, building upon earlier work, particular

1 hour ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Why we can't have nice things

Down south here, where we're not all just getting along, cultural observer and sometimes apologist for the right, David Brooks, fires for effect on the current state of Republican politicians. The hea

1 hour ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Weight loss smoothies Cranberry Delight

Cranberry Delight Recipe1.5 Cup Cranberries1 Lemon – peeled1 cups kale2 cups spinach1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1 scoop whey protein powder1 teaspoon matcha green tea1.5 cup almond milk376 calories, 53 grams

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A Perfect World (Site / Info)

Can't we all just get along, eh

Still trying to figure out what "populist" means, exactly, but the current administration in this country hints that it's mostly awful. Is it more than inciting nativist mobs? Our neighbor to the nort

2 hours ago

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The 8th Principle

An Eighth Principle has been proposed. “We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote: journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to buil

2 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

STLT#270, O Day of Light and Gladness

Fred’s back, with another Eastertide hymn that isn’t actually an Easter hymn. This one was published in 1904, and set to a 19th century English tune called Lancashire. To be clear: I really like this

2 hours ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn

A simple transformation of self

Yesterday we began box making in the new ESSA wood studio and as we were making our morning introductions, I was reminded that we were all there for specific reasons that had a bit to do with boxes, a

4 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Help Kenya Self-Help Project Win Books for Students

Kenya Self-Help Project KSHP led us to our partnership in education with Lilian Ochieng. We can help other Kenyan students by taking a minute to vote for KSHP and earn books for young students in thei

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uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)

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The Birth of Lugh

Jason Mankey calls Lughnasadh “the ugly-duckling of sabbats.” I don’t like that, but Jason is telling the truth. Perhaps Pagans and polytheists would put more into celebrating Lughnasadh if they knew

4 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Up and Away

Who hasn’t had the fantasy of being carried away by a flock of colorful balloons, floating above the world you know on a bumping and squeaking cloud of joy? What joy carries you up out of your ordinar

5 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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A photo of the long brown path across Stourbridge Common, Cambridge

The long brown path across Stourbridge Common, Cambridge Taken with an iPhone 6+ and edited with the Hipstamatic App  (Click on the photo to enlarge it) Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road

6 hours ago

CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Stonewall—The Night the Queers Fought Back

The Stonewall was a dive bar operated by the Mob in New York's Greenwich Village.  It's patrons were outcasts and the most flamboyant of a rough streets scene--young hustlers, drag queens, butch lesbi

6 hours ago

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

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The Democrats and the death of SB 562

Over here in California, a considerable wave of excitement was building around SB 562, a bill that would can the current healthcare system in the state and replace it with a single-payer structure. Fo

12 hours ago

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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My Neighbor Totoro ***

Very sweet little kids movie with some magic.  I just saw it in the movie theater with subtitles for Ghibli Fest.  I actually hadn’t seen it before.  And it’s amazing how much Hayao Miyazaki developed

13 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Burning down the house

Here is required reading for narrow-minded lawmakers who think their experience in accounting, manufacturing, or whatever proves that the private sector solves problems better, so we don't need so muc

19 hours ago

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Recovenanting Task Force Report

People have asked where they could get a copy of the ReCovenanting Task Force Report. Until it is published in the proceedings of the GA, enjoy this copy of it in draft form. The actual delivery may h

19 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

STLT#269, Lo, the Day of Days Is Here

This is a first: I don’t think I have ever done a spiritual practice on an airplane, no less one that requires making noise and annoying other passengers. The good news is that I am surrounded by fell

20 hours ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn

Until we figure out what the heck is going on

The first travel ban was ordered on January 27, before being blocked by a federal appeals court. The second one was ordered on March 6. So to begin with, 150 days ago, the president wanted a 90-day ba

21 hours ago

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Some black & white photos of Stourbridge Common and Ditton Meadows

Some photos of Stourbridge Common and Ditton Meadows Taken with an iPhone 6+ and the Blackie App Just click on a photo to enlarge it Stourbridge Common Stourbridge Common Stourbridge Common Stourbridg

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CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Pagan Community Notes: Astra Star Goddess, Four Quarters, Bayview Cross and more!

SANTA CRUZ, Calif — In a recent announcement, Oberon Zell has made the claim that the producers of the Hulu show Handmaid’s Tale (2017- ) stole his Star Goddess design to be used as “the symbol of the

22 hours ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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