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Courage and Cookies

This is Sara Emerson. She is a Baker. Today at Faire on the Square she was, for the first time, selling her baked goods to the public. She baked up batches of fudge and lemon muffins and chocolate chip cookies (which … Continue reading

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Evangelizing the Clown

Faire on the Square is always a ball: music and dancing, free tchotchkes, and sno-cones. What’s not to love? But my favorite part of the Faire is the unexpected encounters and surprising conversations that occur. This year, a stranger asked … Continue reading

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Faire on the Taxpayer-Funded Square

I did not expect to spend most of my time at the Faire on the Square thinking about taxes.  But “taxes” turned out to be the theme of my day. First, a man came up to our Good Shepherd table … Continue reading

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(Not so) far from the madding crowd

There were approximately three ga-zillion people at last weekend’s Faire on the Square. The requisite bounce house was filled with kids. Churches, banks, dentists and the sanitation department were handing out thousands of tchotchkes to thousands of passers-by. Cotton candy … Continue reading

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