Month: November 2016

Standing with Standing Rock: a visit from Arvol Looking Horse

On Monday, November 28th, I went to Buffalo to hear about Standing Rock from Lakota spiritual leader Arvol Looking Horse. He is a 19th generation Keeper of the White Buffalo Calf Pipe, and has had that responsibility since he was twelve years old for the Lakota, Dakota, and North Dakota Nakota peoples. He is a …

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Stella Niagara Preserve and Educational Park

Approximately ten years ago, I started going to painting class at Stella Niagara Educational Park, in Lewiston, New York. The class meets twice a month from September until June. The instructor, Virginia Kelley, is a volunteer who loves art and who loves the work and the mission of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Penance …

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Thanksgiving food, part one: the bizarre and the inedible

Today, I am writing about culinary disasters that occur on Thanksgiving. I think that culinary disasters are hilarious, so I thought that I would share a few of the bizarre ones that I found on the internet. One of the great things about the internet is that you can find some really funny stuff. So …

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