She was without doubt the most famous—and romantic—single commercial aircraft ever to take wing, an icon of a shrinking world, and an honest-to-god movie star in her own right. It all began on Novem
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Last week, Dad spent quite a bit of time talking with my sisters and me about World War II. I think it is very difficult for us now to understand how traumatic those war years were, and to understand
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How do we know if a Pagan leader is any good, is ethical, or if they are qualified to teach or lead? Today we have their writings and their reputation. This can be a lot, but the standards are inheren
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Recently I’ve had the opportunity to look through a large stash of family papers related to my great uncle James Jewell, who was the director and part of the team that created The Lone Ranger, which b
The image below shows the use of Freobel's gift number 5 to demonstrate the validity of the Pythagorean Theorem, one of the foundational principles of mathematics. Most students are required to memori
My friend Rev. Ian White Maher stirred up a bit of conversation when I published his guest post "A More Beautiful World: The Challenges of Unitarian Universalist Military Chaplaincy." In addition to s
El martes 25 de noviembre participo en el I Foro para el Diálogo Intercultural, que reunirá en la UAB a estudiantes de más de 15 países para debatir la situación, perspectivas y retos de la educación
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Storks in Europe often build their nests on top of houses and other buildings. Also on fire escapes and over the top of chimneys. Which might not seem like the most comfortable place to build a home,
Please join us on Saturday (22 November 2014) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM for a special nature train building and grounds work day. We will continue to work on refurbishing the beautiful All Souls nature
Today I briefly considered rendering lard from pork fat. Maybe I am getting a little too obsessed with next week's tamalada...
What is your favorite kitchen gadget? Maybe it’s a blender or a cast iron skillet. Perhaps you love Tupperware or Mason Jar containers. Maybe you have a modern juicer or vegetable slicer or an anti
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Writing a book is a major investment of time and energy. Yet I did one of my books entirely for free. (I will not say which one.) Why would I do that? Not intentionally. It was one of my early books.
A few weeks ago, Rev. Colin Bossen asked people to self-identify as clergy, lay person, or academic, then answer these three questions: Who are the five most influential Unitarian Universalist or libe
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Sermon and Story from Worship Service November 16, 2014Story (from various sources) Apparently the commander of a vessel that was engaged in maneuvers in heavy weather was on the bridge late one night
This lecture was delivered on 9/11/2014 at The Community Church of Chapel Hill, Unitarian Universalist, as the kick-off for the 2014-2015 Spiritual Education for Adults program. The topic I’ve chosen
Immigration activist Aviva Chomsky takes a close look at President Obama's new immigration plan and finds it sorely lacking.
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“Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars.” - Radio DJ Casey Kasem’s signature sign-off Hope can go bad. We can use hope to evade reality and escape into rosy fantasies. In the nam
Dad’s condo is across the street from Damon Mill in West Concord, a mid-nineteenth century brick mill building now converted to offices. The old outflow stream from the mill, technically a “tail race,
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“Sexuality is who you go to bed with. Gender identity is who you to bed as.” So sayeth the authors of The GENDER Book at a workshop I attended last night. In the summer and fall of 2010, there was … C
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