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Review: Memoir of Mrs. Stallybrass

Rating: ★★★

Who: A memoir of Sarah Stallybrass, wife of Edward Stallybrass and British Congregational missionary to Siberia. Sarah taught (Mongolian) Buryat children while Edward worked on the translation of the Bible into Mongolian with a few colleagues. 352 more words

Book Reviews

Troop Meeting Idea: Bamboo Lashings

If you live in a somewhat rural area, there is a good chance that someone in your neighborhood has a crop of bamboo growing on their property.   368 more words

Troop Meeting Ideas

Freedom Forever

Often it is said that our society is becoming more transient, disposable, and/or impatient.  This could be due to a number of factors, including the numerous technological advances beginning during the industrial revolutions of western nations, or increased freedom of romantic relationships.  576 more words

Opinions

Personal Commitment

What do you do when you are the first one to see an opportunity? Do you expect others to affirm it, care about it or commit to it? 270 more words

Entrepreneur

Google Glass

Google glass is a project that is being developed by Google. The idea behind google glass started a few years ago and on 2013 with the first prototypes were being sold in the price of 1500 US dollars and for a very limited time period, before it became available to the public on May 2014. 212 more words

Various

On curiosity, the gathering of knowledge, and human nature

The other day I was privileged to be part of a discussion group on Marc Bloch’s posthumous work, The Historian’s Craft. While I had read the book a few years ago, my attempt to speed read it in what little time I had was to no avail, as the first chapters contained so much that one had to simply stop and reflect on. 514 more words

History

Canons Park Pioneers Day.

Heyyy you!!! Yes , you! How are you today? I’m guessing you had a nice day.

Today was a really amazing day for me, because we had our annual Pioneers Day at my local congregation! 229 more words

JW