Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout

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Vintage Murfin Verse on UUs, Lent, and Sacrifice

It is only 11 days until Easter Sunday, so we are well into Lent and I was reminded that there is at least a mild rashof interest in and even observance of the season of personal sacrifice and contemp

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Unitarian Universalism spirituality UUA Christianity humanism agnosticism Lent Murfin Verse We Build Temples in the Heart What UUs Should Give Up for Lent

The French Airman Who Took Off from Water, Set Back Down on It and Survived

                                     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 le

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Horseshoe Bend—Old Hickory’s Other 1814 Battle

  A diorama at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park depicts the members of the 39th Regiment of U.S. Infantry breaching the Creek fortification during the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. In 1814 Andrew Jac

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Heretic, Rebel, Thing to Flout Endorsements for the April 4 Election in McHenry County

We are fast closing in on April 4, Spring election day for municipal and local government  units in Illinois.  Early voting and vote by mail are both open.   Unfortunately, Democrats and progressives

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There Were 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 rawday

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