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Friend of the Squirel

Less than a mile from my home is a Quaker church. This particular church was instrumental in the Underground Railroad. The Society of Friends in my opinion are the original hippies. 456 more words

How We All Live To Let Our Lives Speak

by Jess Klaphaak ’04

In recent years, I have come to be a rather active member of the Quaker meeting here in Copenhagen. Every Sunday I sit with Ulla and Mogens, both are over 90 years old, who lived through World War II and took part in the Danish resistance against the Nazis. 437 more words

A Day In The Life

The living among the dead

Our three nights in Northern Ireland were spent at the Belmont hotel in Banbridge. I booked it because the house was originally designed by my 3x great grandfather… 385 more words

Literary Coffee Klatsch: the Quaker factor

We’ve been meeting for our monthly literary coffee klatsch for more than a year now, having quite wide-ranging discussions on Christianity and literature. We have discussed a variety of authors and works, with quite deep discussions on G.K. 617 more words

Books

The Oldest College Football Stadium in America

If you Google “oldest stadiums in college football” or “historic college football stadium”, you’ll see Georgia Tech’s Bobby Dodd Stadium listed first followed by Davis Wade (Mississippi State) and Nippert Stadium (Cincinnati).  667 more words

Sports

*Afterthought #67 – The Right Costume

Some years ago, long before my first book, Hands at Work, was published, I hopefully attended a workshop session entitled “The Art of the Author Reading.” There I heard some of the best advice I’ve ever received about how to prepare for and offer a reading. 365 more words

Quakers

Severn Street camp: 'a good outdoors holiday'

At this time of year, holidays are in the minds of many of us. If we’re not enjoying a relaxing break by the sea or in the countryside, at home or abroad, it’s likely we’ve been away and are now thinking about our next opportunity for a holiday. 685 more words

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