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Shaker Seminar 2011

July 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Communal Societies, Musings, photo of the week, Shaker, Site Seeing, travel

Because of the slow internet at the Holiday Inn in Boxborough Ma (hard to understand as it sits right next to Cisco); I didn’t get to do any blog posting this week while at seminar.  Hubby and I have arrived home this evening and over the next few days, I’ll post a few photos and […]

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Comrades in Learning

March 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Communal Societies, Musings, Shaker

Today we hosted a lovely afternoon meeting of the Boston Area Shaker Study Group.  The group is closing in on 30 years of folks meeting several times a year and learning about the Shakers (and for those who wonder or are ill-informed – yes, there are people living in community as Shakers). We enjoyed a […]

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Shaker Seminar 2010

July 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Communal Societies, Shaker, Site Seeing, travel

What do World Monuments Fund, marriage break-up and the status of women in the 19th century, Green energy, Black Minstrels and a baby cow have in common? We are attending the 2010 Shaker Seminar being hosted this year at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA. It is the village’s 50th year as a museum, and […]

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Joy and Zeal

July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Musings

JOY:  the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation: She felt the joy of seeing her son’s success. ZEAL:  –noun fervor for a person, cause, or object; eager desire or endeavor; enthusiastic diligence; ardor. Hubby and I have arrived for the first day of this summer’s […]

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