Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 11:37 pm PDT

Blogs

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Pysanky

Chris, with Carolyn’s help, had his annual pysanky workshop today. A pysanka (plural: pysanky) is an Easter egg decorated in the Ukranian style, using wax resists and multiple dye baths. We h... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Religious Diversity in Silicon Valley

(Excerpts from a talk I gave at the UU Church of Palo Alto) Over the past seven years, I’ve been exploring the religious diversity of Silicon Valley. This project started out because I was suppor... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Electrification

If you want to promote U. S. job growth, electrifying the Cal Train commuter rail line from San Jose to San Francisco should be high on your list of priorities. Cal Train serves Silicon Valley, one... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

m OOn Over t Owns m OOn whisper less creature huge gr O pingness — E. E. Cummings The rising of the full moon pulls us away from the mundane world of traffic and pollution and politics, drawi... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Preferred pronouns

Non-binary gender meets arts-and-crafts…. I was trained up by old-school DREs (Directors of Religious Education) who addressed many congregational issues with arts and crafts projects and fil... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Take action on affordable housing

Housing advocates worry that funding for Section 8 housing may not be fully funded by the current Congress. Jane Graf, president and CEO of Mercy Housing, a nonprofit that provides provides afforda... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Suspirius

[My retelling of Samuel Johnson’s story of the human screech-owl for the modern age:] We like to distinguish people by the animals we suppose they resemble. A hero is called a lion, the shy a... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Dare we do away with professionalism?

Carl Rogers, the great American psychologist, asked a revolutionary question of the American Psychological Association back in 1973: Dare we do away with professionalism? While sympathizing fully w... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

New male contraceptive in development