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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...

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Family and Commerce in the Time of Covid-19

    By Jesús Aguado “The last time we were out selling, we sold one gordita, around ten tamales, and ten atoles (a hot drink made with corn). Then we thought if the situation continues this way, we will lose more than we will make. Maybe we’ll sell 500 pesos worth of food. We could...

Bring Light to What Plagues Us
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Bring Light to What Plagues Us

.   Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Online Service“What Plagues Us? What Liberates Us?”Speaker: Judith JenyaSun, Apr 19, 10:30 amZoom link: https://zoom.us/j/8101921501Password: 294513 By Joseph Plummer Judith Jenya, speaker for this Sunday’s service, will reframe the traditional questions of Passover and ask, “What Plagues Us and What Liberates Us?” Expanding on these timely queries, she will offer...

Art Spirit Dolls—Past and Present
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Art Spirit Dolls—Past and Present

By Kate Mills Dolls have been used around the world for thousands of years, both as toys and for mystical purposes. In Roman times, girls played with their dolls, but when they reached the age to marry, they often turned their playthings into “goddess dolls.” They would choose one of the numerous goddesses they admired...

The Historical Walk from Patronato Pro Niños
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The Historical Walk from Patronato Pro Niños

By Cheryl Young At Patronato Pro Niños, we think that the most important gift that you can give a child is the gift of health. Patronato Pro Niños (PPN) volunteers have been conducting Historical Walks for over 25 years. Why? To collect donations to help fund the work of doctors and dentists who give children...