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Articles for September 2016 

Sep 26, 2016

Burn, Baby, Burn

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

"Fahrenheit 451 - the temperature at wh1ch book-paper catches fire, and burns."

"The books leapt and danced like roasted birds, their wings ablaze with red and yellow feathers." Montag was a fireman, but in his world of the future , firemen didn't put out fires; they burned books; they incinerated ideas. I knew this. I had seen the movie with Oskar Werner and Julie Christie. But in…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Sep 19, 2016

Tango Terror, Part II

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Church Librarian

Last week I wrote about my Tango Terror. Even though I dreaded the classes,  I kept going because I don't like to give up. Lessons learned from childhood: "Always finish what you have begun", "Clean your plate - remember the starving children in (fill in the blank)", "Quitters never win". (The last one wasn't something I ever heard from my non-competitive parents except when my…  MORE >>


Sep 12, 2016

Tango Terror, Part I

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Church Librarian

Some years ago, I decided to move out of my comfort zone and take tango lessons. My church had an interim minister who was an avid tango dancer. She had started studying tango because she had trouble following dance partners. Or anyone else. After going to dinner with her at the Buenos Aires Grill, and visiting a tango club, I was ready to sign up. I had never been much of a follower,…  MORE >>


Sep 5, 2016

Changes

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Last year, I wrote: "Change is in the air. Plymouth is having discussions about the future of the church. Change can be scary, but thoughtful change is creative and positive.  Sometimes destroying something to create a new thing is just...destruction. Sometimes, though, you cast aside what is negative and replace it with something positive. Exchange that which no longer works for…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith
Articles for September 2016