Stop unfair land loss by learning languages, and getting ProBono Legal education for land owners

Some languages help us communicate, while other languages help us make things run smoothly. Computer languages and legal language are examples of the latter. To understand computer languages, one studies computer science, and to understand legal language, one studies the law and policies active in the state of residence. But not all of us haveContinue reading “Stop unfair land loss by learning languages, and getting ProBono Legal education for land owners”

Teaching Greek folk dance on Great Greek Wednesdays, and Health Care

Both connection, interpersonal and inter-generational, as well as movement, from a strictly health related point of view, are necessary for our well-being.  How about doing that connecting and moving in a cultural context that helps us appreciate our neighbors, and our wider connection to the rest of the human race? –   This is myContinue reading “Teaching Greek folk dance on Great Greek Wednesdays, and Health Care”

Learning the language of Family History, and Choosing your Hill…

Tracing one’s family, particularly a family full of mostly Enslaved Persons, and some Free People of Color (free before the Civil War and subject to the Black Codes in most states), means learning the language of genealogy, and then learning your own family language, with names that run in families, especially middle names, and haveContinue reading “Learning the language of Family History, and Choosing your Hill…”

Stop modern lynchings by learning languages, and getting ProBono Legal education for land owners

Some languages help us communicate, while other languages help us make things run smoothly. Computer languages and legal language are examples of the latter. To understand computer languages, one studies computer science, and to understand legal language, one studies the law and policies active in the state of residence. But not all of us haveContinue reading “Stop modern lynchings by learning languages, and getting ProBono Legal education for land owners”

– Teaching UUs in CA

This is my lesson plan from the All-Church camp held in June, 1-3rd, up in the mountain camp called DeBenneville Pines, north of San Diego, CA.  I wanted to teach Greek Folk Dance, and I also responded to a request for someone to teach on Family History, thus also fulfulling my duty via WikiTree toContinue reading “– Teaching UUs in CA”

– Black and Jewish Americans fight together for human dignity… in Spain…

As we discussed my all time favorite show, El Ministerio del Tiempo (sorry B5!!), a friend recently told me that one of her relatives had fought in the Spanish Civil War as part of the Lincoln Brigade which turned out to have been known officially as the Lincoln Batallion. Looking into the history of theContinue reading “– Black and Jewish Americans fight together for human dignity… in Spain…”

– Free People of Color, 1855 Washington (now DC)

2011-08-08 16:52:00 gender-diffs among Black landowners in Wash. County, 1855… Curious… I do not have time now, but I am dying to look into why (on p. 127 of Washington at home: An illustrated history of neighborhoods in the nation’s capital; second edition, 2010, JHU Press, Kathryn Schneider Smith, ed.) 4 of the 5 blackContinue reading “– Free People of Color, 1855 Washington (now DC)”

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