What the Perseids (Next week, Aug 10-13!) Taught me about Parenting, by Starstuff, Contemplating

But I was wrong – very wrong. In the blink of an eye the toddler is forever gone, ….

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The Big History Online Conference is August 1-6! by Starstuff, Contemplating

If you have clear skies Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night, consider celebrating as my family does – by seeing these wonders, just as our Ancestors have seen them for many thousands of years.  Do you have a chance to share this sacred moment with a child?

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Pagan Event! Check out our Naturalistic Pagan Panel at Free Spirit Gathering Online, June 18-20, 2021! + Pagan Spirit Gathering June 25-27

For some time now, folks online and in the Zoom chats have referred now and again to “APCon”, an imagined in-person gathering where we can meet, discuss our path, socialize, and share community. Real hugs (with consent, of course)!

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Native American Boarding School Online Remembrance Ceremony, June 4th, 10 AM – 12

One small part of the ways to support Native Americans can be attending memorials to the boarding school tragedy.  These are often far flung and it’s easy to be  unaware of each of them – but this year, at least, the one which I’ve been attending is online and open to everyone!  It’s this coming Friday, June 4th – don’t miss it! 

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Update! History Made on Mars! [Starstuff, Contemplating]

Every now and then, I am reminded of how incredible it is to live now.  So many things would not just be amazing to nearly all of our Ancestors, but often would be literally indescribable.  For the first time in the history of the Universe, a species has achieved powered flight on two planets!  Today, April 19, 2021, the NASA helicopter beat its propellers against the incredibly thin Martian atmosphere, and flew! 

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8 Seasons? Not 4? [Starstuff, Contemplating]

Every now and then, I am reminded of how incredible it is to live now.  So many things would not just be amazing to nearly all of our Ancestors, but often would be literally indescribable.  November 26, 2018, is yet another one of those times, and you can live this historic event moment by moment, via online simulcast. 

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