Month: February 2016

That giant plant is actually Dr. Birdd

Dr. Donald Birdd has been entertaining students since 1981. He doesn’t just teach science; he lives science. His students are so entertained that they don’t even realize how much they are learning. Dr. Birdd becomes scientists from the past, such as Galileo, or he becomes something of scientific interest. On Friday, February 26th, Dr. Birdd …

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A visit to the Islamic Society of the Niagara Frontier

The Rev. Canon Earle King, pastor of Saint Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Grand Island, N.Y., put together a program for Lent. Anyone interested could visit four different houses of worship, representing four different faiths. He called the series, “Beyond Our Doors: Understanding Others’ Religions and Cultures.” The program started with a seed of an idea …

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The 366-day photography challenge: week 28

Sunday, February 7th, in Cleveland, at North Presbyterian Church.  The service was full of music and hope. Pastor Charlie Hurst shared the story of Ida B. Wells (1862-1931). Ida Wells was a journalist, sociologist, suffragist, and an early leader in the Civil Rights movement. She had many accomplishments. One of them was to help bring …

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The 366-day photography challenge: week 27

This week’s update to the 366-day photography project: Saturday morning, I ran my own little private bakery, as I got ready to co-host coffee hour at church. My two baking projects were pineapple brownies and craisin-oatmeal cookies. Sunday at St. Martin in the Fields church with a guest priest, Father Isaac Ihiasota. He talked about …

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