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Ukraine’s Bohorodchany Iconostasis: At Risk Again

(From Birczanin, via Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.) If no news is good news, then there’s good news from Manyava, Ukraine. Or maybe it’s Maniava. I’ve seen both transliterations of Манява. In Polish, I gather that it’s Maniawa. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Appearance, Ancestry, and Me at the Grand Canyon

(From Erin Whittaker, U.S. National Park Service; via Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.) I stopped for several hours at the Grand Canyon on my way back from San Francisco. This was about five decades back. The massive gulch wasn’t on … Continue reading

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Space Aliens: Perceptions, Assumptions

Throughout the ages, Saints and sages have pondered the big questions. Who are we? What are we? Why are our lives so messed up? Storytellers and movie makers — these groups overlap — also reflect on human nature from time … Continue reading

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Atlanta Spa Shootings: Remembering Dignity

Eight people didn’t go home Tuesday. Someone attacked at least five folks at Young’s Asian Massage in Acworth, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb. Two were dead when police arrived. Another two died in a hospital. A fifth victim is still alive, … Continue reading

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