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Heeding God’s Call is a “a faith-based movement to prevent gun violence.” It has put out 176 t-shirts as a movable memorial for those dead from gun violence in metro D.C. in 2013. In June, it is installed at Church of the Pilgrims, Presbyterian, in my neighborhood.
Mt. Auburn Cemetery is well known as the nation’s first “garden cemetery” which, though now the norm, contrasted with the gloomy church yard or burial ground. But Mt. Auburn does it better than any I’ve seen and there lies the mortal remains of many a famous Universalist and Unitarian. I joined dear friends, also Unitarian… Continue reading A visit — heck, let’s call it a pilgrimage — to Mt. Auburn Cemetery
I took this picture of 24 Farnsworth, the future home of the UUA, yesterday after arriving at Boston South Station. A former industrial area, reminds me a bit of lower Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. More food options nearby than 25 Beacon, too.
Like most Southerners, I want black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. My husband and I thought this was the right time to inaugurate my late grandmother’s West Bend Slo-Cooker. My father discovered it years ago when he was cleaning out his mother’s house. And wonders of wonders: the cooker, a bank account premium — if… Continue reading Starting the new year, family style