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French Airman Takes Off from Water, Sets Back Down on It and Survives

Henri Fabr é on the dock beside his invention. The Wright Brothers may have been first, but for a number of reasons within the first decade of flight the French leapt ahead of the Americans and their

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Fabre Beam Fabre Hydravion Henri Fabré pontoons aviation first floatplane French aviation Martigues France

Opposing Forces

Perhaps one measure of the power you are exerting is in how great the force is that comes out to oppose you. What you find pushing against you tells you just how much force you are bringing to bear. W

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An obscure Unitarian in the 1918 pandemic

Helen Katharien Kreps was a Unitarian theological student who died of influenza in 1919. She was born Oct., 1894, in North Dakota, when her father was based at Fort Totten, then on the Indian frontier

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Religion: people & places Unitarians in Palo Alto Helen Katharine Kreps

WebEx Social Hour

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The Wind

The wind came up today While I was walking It blew clean and clear and cold. I listened but there were no answers Or if there were I did not understand. How many deaths will it take? Bob Dylan asked s

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Poetry COVID-19

May the Circle Be Unbroken—Murfin Home Confinement Music Festival

Can the Circle be Unbroken by the original Carter Family, 1927. Those of us of a certain age recall the popular game of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.   The idea was that the busy actorcould be connected

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6 Degrees of Separation. A.P. Carter Carter Family Carter Sisters June Carter Kevin Bacon May the Circle Be Unbroken Maybelle Carter Sara Carter Victor Records

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Column: A Perspective on Snake

New TWH Columnist Sheri Barker explores the relationships between the snake and its relationship to the rest of nature and the Goddess. Continue reading Column: A Perspective on Snake at The Wild Hunt

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Paganism Death grief Gardening spring living Perspectives Witchcraft Ostara Samhain Celtic Snake Goddess Sheri Barker snakes

Interdependent Web: I cannot gather with loved ones

Heather Christensen A weekly roundup of blogs and other user-generated web content about Unitarian Universalism

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PLEASE SUPPORT DOWNTOWN RESTAURANTS

Dear Friends of the Hudson Community ~ The Hudson Downtown Business Improvement District is standing with you in this time of crisis and are here to help. Below is a list of our downtown establishment

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Shared on March 27ths: history of "progressive", more

A history of "progressive" First used by leftists—Sanders and Maxine Waters were among founders of Progressive Caucus. Appropriated by New Democrats who did not want to call themselves neoliberals. "I

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moment to movement

What do our hands offers learning? Some research has shown that we learn science more effectively (and it's remembered) when we learn hands-on, even when less breadth of material is covered. I suggest

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Lenten Refections topic for day Thirty One available.

Lenten Reflections, Day Thirty One, You can kill the body but not the soul, has been posted and can be accessed by clicking here. Please share the post with others by emailing to family and friends, a

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Flipgrid-Lenten Reflections

Lenten Reflections, Day Thirty one, Fifth Friday Of Lent, You can kill the body but not the soul.

Day Thirty one, Fifth Friday of Lent You can kill the body but not the spirit. John 7: 1-31 After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He did not wish to go about in Judea because the Jews were looking f

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The Way of the River is Here For You

Dear ones – I want to say, “I have not been well,” but I am as well in body as I ever am. So do not panic when I say that! I have had another time of difficulties of the mind. And, combined with the s

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Pre-test for Religious Literacy 101 is now available.

A pre-test for Religious Literacy 101 is now available to help ascertain the baseline literacy about world religions of the students taking the course. The top score that could be made is 19. Click he

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Please take our survey so we can serve you better.

UU A Way Of Life is asking readers to complete a brief survey so that we can better meet your needs and expectations. The survey should take no longer than 5 - minutes. You can access it by clicking h

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Piles of Dead Women on a New York Street

Police and bystanders watch helplessly as more victims jump to their deaths to escape the flames of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory on the upper floors of the Asch Building. It was a sunny but raw day

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Immigrants labor movement Greenwich Village OSHA Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Asch Building garment industry ILGWU United Hebrew Trades work place safety

The Commonwealth

“The great enemy of freedom is the alignment of political power with wealth. This alignment destroys the commonwealth ― that is, the natural wealth of localities and the local economies of household,

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Mushrooms

We had a long dry spell which lasted through most of January and February. The soil got dry, and not much was growing. March has brought us some rain, and finally the soil is getting damp again. Altho

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Bay area, Calif. Fungi