Monthly Archives: October 2012

Favorite Museum Photos: Bugs!


Some six-legged creatures found on museum grounds: * October’s blog theme is Children and Museums.

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Guest Blog Post: A Toddler’s Day at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore


This guest blog post is by my friend of 23 years, Diana Lai Peters.  Thank you for contributing, Diana! Diana is a Coast Guard wife and stay-at-home mom to an active toddler.  These days she enjoys taking her son out … Continue reading

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The Magic of Children’s Gardens


Are gardens magical places? Certainly gardens can be whimsical and imaginative, especially when they are designed with children in mind. My visit to Brookside Gardens (a Weekly Museum Visit in 2010) included a stop at the Children’s Garden, described on … Continue reading

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An Early Museum Visit


I cheated. My Weekly Museum Visits project required me to visit a new museum every week. These parameters did not mean I constantly needed to find a museum that had just opened; rather, I had to visit a museum that … Continue reading

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Children’s Authors at the National Book Festival


The National Book Festival, held on the National Mall and put on by the Library of Congress, is an event I have happily attended for seven consecutive years. With writers discussing their novels, biographies, and cookbooks, there is plenty here … Continue reading

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