Monthly Archives: May 2013

Letting — and the Importance of Being Led

May 30, 2013 On Earlham’s website now is the Baccalaureate Speech given earlier this month by Biology Professor Bob Rosenberg, and it is very much worth reading. Each year at the college, the graduating seniors choose a member of the … Continue reading

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High Water on the Androscoggin

May 28, 2013 Several days of rain have swollen the Androscoggin River. This is a view from the Frank J. Woods Bridge (connecting Brunswick and Topsham) towards the last dam on the Androscoggin.

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Remembering Dennis on Memorial Day

May 27, 2013 Remembering Dennis on Memorial Day A high school girl in a band uniform singing the National Anthem, old Corvettes and Thunderbirds, men in uniforms from various services and decades, motorcycles, a bagpipe corps, the wife of the … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare, “The current that with gentle murmur glides”

May 25, 2013 The current that with gentle murmur glides Thou knowest, being stopped, impatiently doth rage; But when his fair course is not hindered He makes sweet music with th’ enamelled stones, Giving a gentle kiss at every sedge … Continue reading

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Stream Flowing Out of a Culvert

May 22, 2013 Stream flowing out of a culvert in Topsham, Maine, May 22, 2013.

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Biblical Inerrancy Watch: the Evangelical Free Church of America

May 22, 2013 In response to a recent blog post on the seepage of the doctrine of Biblical inerrancy into Quakerism, a Friend asked for examples. Here is one. In this month’s “Communicator,” the yearly meeting’s newsletter, Indiana Yearly Meeting’s … Continue reading

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High Plains Aquifer Drying Up

May 19, 2013 From today’s New York Times: An Underground Pool Drying Up Portions of the High Plains Aquifer are rapidly being depleted by farmers who are pumping too much water to irrigate their crops, particularly in the southern half … Continue reading

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