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Another ruffled hippie skirt

I made another skirt using a different technique. The yellow skirt’s ruffles had been sewn regular way “right sides together”. This one has top-stitched ruffles sewn “wrong side to right side”. 65 more words


Family Pets Teach Life Lessons

“What you’re doing is the ultimate act of love.”

The doctor’s words filled the small room. My wife, daughter, and I, emotions racing, looked downward towards the labored breathing of an important member of our family. 549 more words


Interfaith custody dispute settled

I welcome the Federal Court’s decision on Indira Ghandi case, it affirms that only the civil court has jurisdiction over custody cases in a civil marriage, even if one party later converts to Islam. 103 more words


From the green screen to the green scene: Congratulations Dave Eichorn!

As many of you who are friends and collaborators know, Dave Eichorn, renowned as a local media celebrity and beloved meteorologist (an extraordinary accomplishment in a region accustomed to getting 9 feet of snow, including  unpredictable Lake Effect snow  each winter!), has long occupied a treasured place in our ESF community.  227 more words


Pope is not anti-business, says Cardinal President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Cardinal Peter Turkson

(Vatican Radio) The President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Cardinal Peter Turkson, on Monday addressed a conference on “Care for our Common Home in the context of Large Scale Investments in Mining and Agriculture” in Lusaka, Zambia. 4,841 more words


Robin Kimmerer: We owe our children the right to livable future

I commend to you an essay written by our colleague, Robin Wall Kimmerer, Ph.D.,  a plant ecologist and Distinguished Teaching Professor here at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.  68 more words