Plinky asked, “Do you consider yourself religious?” Anti-Abortion and Pro-Life Teapot Atheist Protest Fulton Street October 13, 20101 Not at all. I was always more spiritual than religious, but I was raised in a very religious family in which I was forced to participate in their Southern Baptist church. I started questioning the contradictions in […]
Back when the Meisha Merlin warehouse was being cleaned out, Sam picked up a copy of The Sword and the Dragon, first volume of the Epic Tales of the Five by Diane Duane that MM put out. It contains The Door Into Fire and The Door Into Shadow. I’ve wanted my own copies of the […]
Let us give thanks for chaos and logos and implicate order; for dark matter, bright galaxies, and nonlocal connections; for crystals and continents; for Lucy’s skull and Mary Leakey’s footprints in volcanic ash; for Thales’ water, Heraclitus’ fire, and Pythagorean forms; for the Indian zero, algebra, and algorithms; for the oscillations of the Yin and the Yang; for acupuncture, Su […]
I started this post on September 7, the day after the grand lady moved on to find out what’s next. I find myself certain that she wasn’t afraid, that she looked forward to a reunion with her husband Hugh and others who had gone before. And yet I, who never even met her in person, was too upset to finish the post or even look at it again for two months.
A historical article, written in 2001. In an introductory post to a newsgroup, I mentioned at one point that my partner and I have been active in starting a CUUPs (Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans) chapter in our area, and also that I had just started training to be a Girl Scout leader. The combination of […]