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Du Bois, the Work, and What the World Needs: An Earth Day Reflection
Posted on April 24th, 2017 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

Most of the labors that complicate my life aren’t assigned by oracles, Delphic or otherwise. Typically, they crowd about me because I happened to open my mouth. For instance, last month there was talk that our local UU church should… read more »

Neruda, Storytelling, and Taking Sides
Posted on December 16th, 2016 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

  About a third of the way through November I needed a bit of a pick-me-up, something at once artistic and political. Pablo Neruda was on my mind, because of the recent publication of his Lost Poems, so I decided… read more »

Time Machines and Tumbleweeds
Posted on December 11th, 2015 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

In mid-November, I sat at a polished hardwood table in the main room of Dartmouth’s Rauner Special Collections Library, surrounded by cardboard boxes stuffed with World Fellowship’s archives…Time machines! One of the paper time vehicles was filled with sheafs of… read more »

Blazing the Trail
Posted on December 11th, 2014 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

This piece first appeared in the Autumn, 2014 World Fellowship newsletter. I’ve been cutting trails lately, through the woods. Not willy nilly, but carefully, planning and opening up pathways with a purpose. They go places. They connect.  One angles into… read more »

Solving a Geophysics Problem
Posted on December 1st, 2013 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

This piece first appeared in the Autumn, 2013  World Fellowship newsletter. Some of the most meaningful moments here at World Fellowship’s off-season office are spent reflecting on our mission: “…to promote peace and social justice, through education and dialogue, inspired… read more »