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Mar 27, 2017

The First Amendment

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

With the current assaults on the news media, it may be a good time to take another look at the…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Jan 16, 2017

When Walking Is Hazardous to Your Health

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

Is walking more one of your New Year's resolutions? Everyone knows that walking is an excellant form of exercise, but I know that there are serious risks associated with taking a nice, little walk. I know because a number of years ago, I was hit by a car as I was crossing the street in an unmarked crosswalk by someone making a left turn into... me. Middle of a sunny, summer day. I had the…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Jan 9, 2017

Earth Spirit, Earth Justice

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Remember those hopeful days that gave birth to the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970? According to Earth Day Network, "Earth Day 1970 achieved a rare political alignment, enlisting support from Republicans and Democrats, rich and poor, city slickers and farmers, tycoons and labor leaders. The first Earth Day led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the passage…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Nov 28, 2016

Getting ready for Christmas

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

It's time for my annual seasonal re-run. This is from 2013, updated with some new stories.

It's Advent!  We know Christmas is coming because of all the television commercials and Black Friday sales.  I was thinking grumbly thoughts about the commercialization of Christmas, but I do have to admit that many of my Christmas memories center around presents, both given and…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General
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