This page has been deprecated. Please see the new blog for updated links and blogroll.
Updated 26 December 2009
NEWS local and international news, local weather.
OTHER miscellaneous sites of use.
- First Unitarian Church in New Bedford Where I serve as parish minister.
- Unitarian Universalist Association The denomination with which I am affiliated.
- Biographies of famous Unitarians, Universalist, and Unitarian Universalists Best of several UU bio sites.
- Hymns of the Spirit Three Gender neutral hymns from the 1937 Unitarian Universalist hymnal.
- LREDA Liberal Religious Educator’s Association.
- UUMA UU Ministers Association.
- Friends General Conference Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in the uprogrammed tradition.
- Quaker Universalist Fellowship Site for Friends with universalist leanings.
- Reform Judaism With links to the synagogue arm of the movement, as well as rabbis, schools, etc.
- Pluralism Project World religions in your home town.
- New Religious Movements Uneven quality, facts not always checked, criteria for what constitutes a NRM too loose. Still the best Web site on this topic
- Walden by Henry David Thoreau Older standard text with good search engine.
- The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Along with other RWE information.
- Emily Dickinson Includes links to Dickinson’s poetry.
- Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, multiple editions.
- "Unitarian Christianity" Seminal sermon by William Ellery Channing, 1819.
- "Divinity School Address” R. W. Emerson: the Transcendentalist revolution hits Unitarianism, 1838.
- "The Transient and Permanent in Christianity" Theodore Parker’s 1841 sermon.
- "Treatise on Atonement" Hosea Ballou defines Universalism, 1805 (still under construction).
- Sacred texts of the world’s religions Fairly comprehensive selection of texts.
- Bible browser Bible search engine with New Revised Standard Version and King James.
- Koran An older translation with decent search engine. Another translation.
- Theoi Greek Mythology Ancient texts on Greek goddesses and gods.
ARTS AND CULTURE
- Folktale and story links Links to public domain stories.
- Moby-Dick Melville’s classic at a bare-bones site.
- Poetry Daily High-quality poem each day.
- Project Gutenberg 16,000 books online, all free.
- Pudd’nhead Wilson The masterpiece by Mark Twain.
- Young readers texts Public domain texts from UVA.
- Futurama News
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog Tons of hi-res images for downloading.
- Tales of Plush Cthulhu Watch out, Ms. Kitty Fluffington….
- xkcd A webcomic with math, snark, and geeky love.
- Art of the States Mostly U.S. classical music from the past 30 years.
- Digitization project at UCSB Early wax cylinder redordings online.
- Musica Antiqua Renaissance instruments Pix and sound samples.
- U B U W E B Avant garde music, art, literature.
- abc Tune collections Links to lots of collections of music in abc notation.
- Huapala Traditional Hawai’ian, and hapa haole, meles and songs; mostly lyrics, some audio files.
- NEFFA New England Folk Festival Association, info about annual festival and other events.
- New England Folk Network
- Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival
- Rise Up Singing national site Site from the authors of the popular song book.
- Shape note singing Links to resources.
- San Jose Mercury News News of the Peninsula and South Bay.
- BBC News International perspective.
- Christian Science Monitor
- NY Slime, er Times
- San Mateo weather National Weather Service data and forecast.
- Gmaps Pedometer Calculate distance of walking/running/biking routes using Google Maps.
- Inflation calculator Using CPI data from Historical Statistics of the United States and Statistical Abstracts of the U.S.
- Political Compass
- Walk Score Walkable neighborhoods, based on Google Maps.
- Wayback Machine Web archive from 1996-present. (Example: archives of my Web site from 2005-2007.
- Bay Area Hiker Hikes in the South Bay area.
- Bay Area Ridge Trail Partially completed trail following ridges around SF Bay; incl. maps.
- Bay Trail Partially completed trail around San Francisco Bay; incl. maps.
- Baylands Nature Preserve in Palo Alto Hot birding site on the Penninsula.
- Flatwater canoeing in SF area
- Newark Slough put-in In Don Edwards NWR.
- Peninsula Birding Digest of email list for San Mateo County.
- San Mateo County birding
- Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge Refuge in the San Francisco Bay. Maps for Alviso (far south end) and Fremont. Checklist.
- New Bedford weather National Weather Service data and forecast.
- New Bedford Historical Society Local history emphasizing people of color in New Bedford.
- New Bedford Standard-Times
- New Bedford Whaling Museum
- Moby-Dick: The Marathon Annual non-stop reading of Melville’s book.
- New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
- Port of New Bedford General info about the port.
- Summerfest Annual folk festival in New Bedford.
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- Heifer Project Ending hunger with sustainable agriculture worldwide.
- Mass Audubon Wildlife habitat protection, nature education, environmental advocacy.
- National Organization for Women Reproductive justice, economic justice, equal marriage rights in U.S.
- Northeast Organic Farming Association Promoting sustainable agriculture in northeastern U.S.
- Olive Branch Interfaith Peace Partnership
- The Trustees of Reservations Land trust preserving habitat and landscape in Massachusetts.
- Wobblies a.k.a. Industrial Workers of the World