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I had to stop the car and get out. The Spirit shouted to me to take notice. Look at this fire hydrant — old, dry, cracked, brittle, flaking away, useless… Imagine what it can do when it is opened up. It can douse a house ablaze. It could send kids squealing and jumping with delight…Read More ›
The following are excerpts from that report. Significant brain damage from Alzheimer’s disease can occur years before symptoms. Scientists estimate that Alzheimer’s related plaques can build up in the brain two decades before the onset of symptoms, so researchers have been looking for ways to detect the disease sooner. Researchers at Washington University School of…Read More ›
The UCC Council for Climate Justice sponsored a webinar at the General Synod Five resolutions were presented with each speaker allotted 10 minutes. The topics were: The Green New Deal » Forced migration » Carbon dividend legislation » Nuclear war prevention » The use of Styrofoam » Watch the webinar: More about Styrofoam Surely…Read More ›
The Eve of the Fourth of July by Maren Tirabassi, UCC Pastor I’ve loved the parades of other years with bicycles decorated, and children banging coffee-can drums, with cars decorated with streamers carrying the oldest citizens, with the well-rehearsed middle school band the cub scouts and blue birds daisy girls and a flatbed trailer with…Read More ›
As if I need another reason to love Panera!? Imagine my delight when I approached the counter at a nearby Bread CO recently and saw this cookie. Some of you know that I have the good fortune to be a four timer at the Panera Test Kitchen – no, I cannot tell you where it is.…Read More ›
All the recent talk about graduations and alma maters reminded me of how grateful I am to be associated with Justice Brandeis… I claim him and his spirit on campus as one of the influences of my inclusive and justice seeking mind and heart. Louis Dembitz Brandeis (November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941) was an…Read More ›
Beat the Summer Heat but Stay Green Cool Your Body When thinking of energy-efficient ways to cool down the home in the summer, people often forget about cooling down their own bodies. 1) Eat and Drink Cold Things Maybe it seems obvious, but a glass of ice water will do wonders to cool down…Read More ›
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