• Raised Catholic. (Strict Catholic.) UUFE’s Theresa Connelly brews up coffee hour each Sunday.  And her answers to the Five Big Questions right now, here.  Straight up, no decaf.   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Theresa:  I was #7 of 8 children raised in Annapolis. We were raised Catholic (strict Catholic). How have you made your living? I’ve been manager of an emergency ...
  • Born With Teeth UUFE’s Maureen Curtin answers the Five Big Questions and tells how she made up bad stuff to feel truly Catholic, and about singing with the Swing Orchestra and comedians, and riding with the UUFE Rangers.  And yes, she was born with teeth.   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Maureen:  I was raised in Silver Spring, ...
  • On art, our kids’ lives, and our dwellings. UUFE’s David Stevens meditates on the Five Big Questions and his art in wood and glass, kids and grandkids, and the secrets of home selling.   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? David:  I grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. My mother regularly attended the Presbyterian Church, and I went to Sunday school then church into high ...
  • From Band Geek to 70.3 Triathlon – and Mom UUFE’s Emily Cranwell answers the Five Big Questions and talks about wearing butter cookies on her fingers, raising Lindan, savoring Summer, winning marathons and triathlons, and how she found UUFE. “I knew I belonged the first time we read the Covenant aloud.” Where were you raised, and how? I was raised in Massachusetts with an older sister by ...
  • A corn and soybeans kind of girl Nancy Sawyer answers UU liFE’s Five Big Questions   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Nancy:  I was raised on our family farm in central Illinois until I was eight.  After that we moved around until I graduated from high school, since my dad was a salesperson for Asgrow Seed Company.  My family still owns the ...
  • Not “remarkable”. But I’ve traveled a lot! UUFE’s Jamie Walter answers the Five Big Questions and tells about her life in the Maryland Judiciary, travels from Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima.  And the girls.     UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Jamie:  I was raised in Towson, MD. I was baptized Catholic, went to Catholic and Lutheran nursery schools and Sunday schools. My family was ...
  • A magic broom and a house on the coast of Maine With a nod to Isak Dinesen, UUFE’s Judy Hedges might begin her book, “I had a house on the coast of Maine.” Follow Judy as she migrates to Maine, rescues strays, transforms her lacrosse stick into a magic broom, and wanders and ponders the Five Big Questions.    UUliFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Judy:  Perpetually, I am ...
  • Meet Heather’s New Boss UUFE’s Heather Grant talks about Catholic high school, her century ride around Lake Tahoe, the blessing and curse of home ownership, and life’s true gifts. And her answer to one of UU liFE’s Five Big Questions is … a business plan. Where were you raised, and how? I was born in New Brunwick, NJ, while my Dad was getting ...
  • Just one more UU liFE issue, honey. Then I’ll finish the house. UUFE’s Don Barker tells about crossing the Great Plains with Brigham Young, growing up between rednecks and hippies, posing as a Mormon missionary, and the swimming incident that led him to UUFE and the Five Big Questions.  And about building his next sailboat… No, wait…  Have to finish the house first. “When our daughter began asking about ...
  • Gone Off the Grid UUFE’s Patty Hamsher talks about being raised in a red/blue family, going off the grid for 3 years, coming back, cobbling together a flexible work schedule, and the joy of running UUFE’s dreamy day camp for kids.  And she answers UU liFE’s Five Big Questions UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Patty:  My family moved ...