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Jul 16

“if you think they in any way represent anything other than a fringe element, well, sigh”

This post is a response to Tom’s comment on my post, A country some of you might really enjoy living in.

I consider myself pretty well up on mainstream thinking and I can tell you that I have never heard of this “The Family” group, and if you think they in any way represent anything …

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Jul 10

Two More Reasons Why I’m a Jewish Friend of Unitarian Universalism

This is part of what happened during services at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Sterling this past Sunday:

The band is made up of lay members of our congregation. It was beautiful, awesome, and touching.

And we fed them these:

Even the kids ate them up. If you are looking for a warm and …

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Jul 03

METRO IS COMING TO LOUDOUN!!!

WOOT!

Thank you Scott York, Shawn Williams, Ralph Buona, Matt LeTourneau, and Ken Reid.

Thank you, too, Eugene Delgaudio, for proving yet again that you do not have the best interests of your constituents at heart. Your “Heck NO” vote was classic, I dare to hope that it will be remembered on election …

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May 21

I wrote a letter

By now, you’ve probably heard about the minister in North Carolina who is calling for gays and lesbians to be put in concentration camps and starved to death. I can’t tell you how distressed I was to hear his words and to hear his church make approving noises. I couldn’t put into words the overwhelming …

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May 18

Sixteen Years Ago Today

16 years ago today, We looked like this:

11 years ago today, I looked like this:

10 years ago today, this happened

3 years ago today, we were supposed to go out for dinner, but I went to the hospital instead. Good times.

This year, we will have a quiet evening at home, just the …

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May 08

Maurice Sendak died

My favorite books by Maurice Sendak were the Nutshell Library and In the Night Kitchen, but this video of Christopher Walken reading Where the Wild Things Are is a thing of beauty:

Thank you, Mr. Sendak, for illustrating my childhood.

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May 03

Happy Birthday, Pete Seeger!!

Did you listen to this song when you were a kid? I would laugh so hard watching him play it at concerts, I’d fall out of my chair.

I was at this concert, and thought that Pete Seeger was ancient then, now I think he’s a Spring Chicken.

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Apr 17

Out the bathroom window

Stevens got this picture of the view out of our bathroom window this morning.

The end of an era.

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Apr 13

I am keeping my mouth SHUT

I am not going to type with my righteous anger. I am not going to call out the wrong-doer. I am not going to shout from the rooftops what ought to be clear to everyone.

Because to do that would hurt the wronged party worse than the person who wronged her.

But the person who …

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Apr 06

Lemonade. Out. My. NOSE

The World's Best Finance Director, Bar None, asks for advice

The World’s Best Campaign Manager, Bar None, posted this picture of The World’s Best Finance Director, Bar None, on Facebook today.

And now my life is complete.

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