Rev. Beverly Morrison Boke
called “Buffy” by just about everyone — was called and settled as minister to the Canton, Massachusetts congregation in August 2011, from which she retired in July of 2017. Immediately prior to that, she served on the Administration Team as a guidance counselor for three years at the American Community School in Beirut, Lebanon. Buffy was ordained at the Unitarian Church of Barnstable in 1985. She has served Unitarian Universalist congregations in Virginia, Vermont, and New Hampshire.Buffy lives with Nick, her husband of 37 years, in Providence, Rhode Island. They have one child, a daughter who is this close to finishing her dissertation for her doctorate in anthropology.
Now that we are once again approaching the holidays it seemed like a good time to think about our traditions and how they nourish us, how newfangled foods and fads reflect newfangled ideas that may or may not be good for us.