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A Merry Jaunt at Glenmont


Glenmont is the eastern terminus of its line, where the terrain becomes increasingly suburban and commuters park their cars in order to take the train to work. It’s also the Metro station I used in order to take a long … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Monday: Pink


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Happy Holidays!


Wishing you peace and museums this holiday season! After a month of spotty Internet (and therefore no blog posts), I am planning to post holiday museum photos in December to celebrate the season, and in January, I will resume blogging … Continue reading

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Favorite Museum Photos: Berries


These photos are from Weekly Museum Visits Parts I and II, in 2010 and 2011, respectively. Happy New Year! * December’s blog theme is There’s No Place Like Historic Homes for the Holidays!

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Favorite Museum Photos: Inspiration Outdoors


Not all informal learning sites are inside. Here are photographs I took at a zoo and a park full of gardens.   * November’s blog theme is Museums Versus the Problems of the World.

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Favorite Museum Photos: Bugs!


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

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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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Favorite Museum Photos: Flowers


Flowers are among my most favorite things to photograph. * August’s blog theme is Museum Categories.

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What counts as a museum?


You cannot set out with a goal to visit a new museum every single week without giving consideration to what, exactly, counts as a museum. This question is one I have explored in other posts, and as I plan for … Continue reading

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Washington Post’s Free and Easy 3/12-18


Happy Pi(e) Day! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Happy everything! This week’s recommended free events include an orchid tour and a Japanese tea party at the United States Botanic Garden on Sunday, 3/18. The event is geared toward kids ages 5 … Continue reading

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