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Scottish Independence

Hey, Americans who seem either super deflated or relieved about the results of the vote—you guys are fucking weird. Access to social media doesn’t mean you have to develop deep convictions about every single thing that happens in the world. 781 more words

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Jeny and David
December 2012
The first ceremony I officiated.

Rita and Gina
August 2014

Wine Ceremony at Rita and Gina’s Wedding
William Alexander Wine Studio Lockport, Il. 27 more words


6 Things I Learned From Watching The Roosevelts on PBS

Ken Burns, the King of Talking-and-Pictures Documentaries, has a new show on PBS about the sweet American dynasty that helped to shape our once-sweet country. It’s actually really interesting, which is sort of what I always say about Ken Burns documentaries–you expect them to be boring, I mean, here are some panning shots of STILL PICTURES and then here are some talking heads of historians. 306 more words


A Ceremonial Send-Off

Today’s guest post comes from Renee Boomgaarden, known as Renee in North Dakota.

A couple of weeks ago, husband and I were invited to a ceremony that a Native American friend organized to commemorate the fourth anniversary of his mother’s death. 350 more words

The Baboon Congress


Michael Bower

Famous for his depiction of “Donkey Lips” on Nickelodeon’s “Salute Your Shorts,” Bower sadly fell out of favor in the late 90’s and in 2006 was sold for spare parts to actor Josh Gad. 617 more words

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Duck Hunt Dog Comes for Everyone Eventually

Super Smash Bros. is a video game where different beloved Nintendo characters like Mario, Zelda and King Dedede I guess all fight each other. Some people got a copy before it came out in Japan and streamed it on the Internet while they played it, and found some characters in it that hadn’t been officially announced yet. 486 more words

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Close with a campfire

A lovely final night of term this evening, as we had a campfire (sadly switched to indoor with candles due to weather), toasted marshmallows (not quite as good with candles, but still tasty!), and Promise Ceremonies for three new Guides. 290 more words

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