Update: Welcome readers from Slate. Have a cup of coffee, stay a while … 🙂 Blog Category:  Politics Religion

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I'm just as blue as the next person. In fact, I'm so blue, I might even be indigo. (If you remember high school physics, and ROY G BIV – Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet – for the colors of the rainbow) I support the ACLU, NARAL, all of those lefty organizations that many […]

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As per usual, TreeHugger has some great stuff. One of which is that people who sleep more use less energy. Good reason to sleep late! Blog Category:  Environment

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In an interesting story in SFGate today, a study has apparently found that people in the US are more isolated from each other than ever before: Americans are far more isolated today than they were two decades ago, and a sharply growing number of people say they have no one in whom they can confide, […]

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Stephen Colbert, who used to be on The Daily Show, but now has his new show, “The Colbert Report” which I don't watch, since I don't have a TV. But occasionally, I get snippets of stuff. Blog Category:  America Politics Religion

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They have made it possible for gay church leadership and clergy. It gives local presbyteries the option to ordain gay clergy, and allow for gay leadership. It was approved by 57% to 43%. Blog Category:  Religion

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I am, finally, at the destination that I will be at for three weeks – the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. It feels a bit like a homecoming – it feels familiar and comfortable, in that way that a home does. It's not too hot, today, which is a nice thing. And, not a lot […]

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I'm really continuing to enjoy this denominational annual meeting watch. Most recent – the Presbyterians decided to “receive” a gender-inclusive policy paper. That means: The divine Trinity — “Father, Son and Holy Spirit” — could also be known as “Mother, Child and Womb” or “Rock, Redeemer, Friend” at some Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) services under an […]

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For denominational conventions. For some reason, it finally dawned on me that it seems that most major denominations have their annual meetings/conventions/synods in the summertime. Since the UCC Synod only meets every other year, and this isn't one of them, I've been reading little bits and pieces about the other interesting meetings going on. Blog […]

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How wonderful for these folks to choose to hold this conference while I'm on the East Coast! Blog Category:  Religion Web/Tech Weblogs

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