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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Online Service
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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Online Service

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Online Service “Living in a Pandemic” Speakers: Matthew Carroll and Helen Rivas-Rose Sun., May 31, 10:30am Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/414604040 Password: 294513 By Joseph Plummer This Sunday’s online UUFSMA Service will present ways that residents of San Miguel de Allende and others are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Matthew Carroll and Helen Rivas-Rose,...

Mental Health: Conspiracy Theories
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Mental Health: Conspiracy Theories

By Natalie Taylor Conspiracy comes from Latin: to breathe together; and it suggests people coming together to get something for personal gain. More than that, a conspiracy theory is about power, gaining control over an unseen enemy, an “us against them.” When everything familiar seems to be falling apart and there is no clear response...

A Banquet of Temperament
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A Banquet of Temperament

By Tim Hazell Italian scholar and Catholic priest Marcilio Ficino (1433-1499) embodied the ideals of a Renaissance man of his time. His “Book of Life” published 500 years ago advocated simple decisions associated with choices of foods, clothes, ointments, and travel, compatible with each person’s specific histories and needs. It honored individual temperament and the...

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Online Service
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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Online Service

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Online Service “The Gathering Storm” Speakers: Rev. Jurgen Ahlers and Rev. Mark Johaningsmeir Sun, May 24, 10:30am Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/414604040 Password: 294513 By Joseph Plummer In this Sunday’s UUFSMA service, two retired ministers converse with each other about several crises unfolding in the world and, as a team, suggest responses to strengthen...

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Mental Health: Dreaming During the Pandemic

By Natalie Tayler A few weeks ago, I heard my husband groan in his sleep. When I tapped him to awaken him, he began screaming and flailing at me. I had to shake him and call out his name till he was fully back from his nightmare. This is not something that I’ve ever experienced...

Burrata Salad with Stone Fruit and Asparagus
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Burrata Salad with Stone Fruit and Asparagus

By Tim Hazell Romans, Greeks and Persians were fond of mixed salads; combinations of greens tossed with olive oil and vinegar. Layered and dressed salads have been popular in Europe since the Roman imperial expansions. Mary Queen of Scots enjoyed boiled celery root over greens covered with creamy mustard dressing, truffles, chervil and slices of...

Hats Off to Güera
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Hats Off to Güera

By Megan Gabel On December 29, 2009, Güera arrived at the SPA. Her age was guessed at 2 years old, but we now think she was a couple of years older. She was a love, gazing at you with kind, gentle, and vulnerable eyes. She had a funny habit of running around in circles to...

Vistas San Miguel
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Vistas San Miguel

“Vistas de San Miguel” is a graphic reportage of scenes and events in San Miguel de Allende by Susan Dorf, a local San Miguel artist who has an eye for noticing and capturing the unusual moments and details in everyday scenes. Her new book, Vistas de San Miguel, a collection of these sketches from the...

Economic Diversity in San Miguel de Allende
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Economic Diversity in San Miguel de Allende

    By Jesús Aguado There are 6,000 businesses registered in San Miguel de Allende. They vary in size, but all together they employ some 62,250 people. The current pandemic has changed things dramatically, and while it is not known how many people are no longer employed, we do know that most of the workers...