Tag Archives: Scattergood

Youth and the Yearly Meeting

Yesterday my friend Rezadad Mohammadi and I traveled to Scattergood Friends School and Farm. Reza graduated from Scattergood 2 years ago and was glad to see friends and teachers. I graduated in 1970. I met Reza when he was among … Continue reading

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Intersection of Inner and Outer Light

It occurred to me that some might wonder why I was sharing photographs on internet pages that are related to Quakers. I recently began to think of photography as capturing outer light, in contrast to the term Inner Light, one … Continue reading

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Volunteer Service Mission Story-Part 1

I’ve been writing parts of the Friends Volunteer Service Mission (VSM) story from journal entries. At one point I consolidated the various pieces into a separate document to tell the VSM story, which will appear as a series of posts … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal — April 13-14, 1970

April 13, 1970 I have looked forward to beginning a new volume of a journal. I have just finished an experiment with the first notebook, which was initiated at the beginning of this, my Senior year, at Scattergood School. I … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal–March 1970

Journal, March 18, 1970 Finished first of two dress rehearsals tonight for “The Dybbuk” by S. Anski. That may be one reason I haven’t written more lately. It’s been very hard work. I had many lines to learn and a … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal — February 1970

February 1, 1970 I finished reading Dag Hammarskjold, a Spiritual Portrait by Sven Stolpe. The book increased my interest in and admiration of the man who I can identify with in part. Not in his apparently vast intellectual capacities and … Continue reading

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Reflections on Scattergood Senior Trip

I’ve recently shared my journal entries from the trip to Washington, DC, and New York City that our Scattergood Friends School Senior class took in 1970. Looking back forty seven years later, I realize a number of significant things that … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal – Senior Trip – New York City

Journal, January 28, 1970 (continued) Then we began the trip to New York City. We arrived at about 5:30 and it was dark. At 8:00 pm we went to the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center (65th floor). We had a … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal – Senior Trip -Washington, DC

(note:  photos were taken in later years during trips to FCNL Annual Meetings and meetings of the American Thoracic Society) Journal, January 25, 1970 Saturday, January 24, we left Scattergood, about 3:30 pm.  We arrived in Washington, DC, at about … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal – Draft Conference and Draft Registration

The previous blog post has some discussion about preparing for the draft conference that was held at Scattergood November 15, 1969, as part of the Moratorium Against the Vietnam War.  Following are more journal entries from that time. November 8, … Continue reading

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