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#wesembodiment Photo Challenge


My congregation is doing a Photo Challenge this month, in which everyone is given the same set of 31 words or phrases (well, 30, because one of them is used twice), one for each day of the month. What you … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Peace


For five days beginning today, my photos will be based on the five values celebrated at my Sunday Morning Activity’s Winter Festival. Here are some Peace Poles I encountered during Weekly Museum Visits (at Watts Towers; University of Maryland, College … Continue reading

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Hearthstones and Weekly Museum Visits


This post is dedicated to my friend and paralegal school classmate Mel, who has a couple blogs of her own. One of her blogs centers on 27 heart-shaped hearthstones with words printed on them; each day, she randomly chooses a … Continue reading

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Holidays at Beall-Dawson House and Los Angeles County Arboretum


I was in the middle of Weekly Museum Visits in both December 2010 and December 2011. December is a great time to visit historic house museums, because I enjoy seeing how these museums decorate for the holidays, reflecting the time … 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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Imagination, Memory, and Reason


When I first read about Thomas Jefferson’s Library at the National Book Festival last year, I learned that he categorized his book collection into three main sections: Imagination, Memory, and Reason. I understood the three sections to correspond to art, … Continue reading

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“Not Man Apart from That”


Since finishing graduate school, whenever I was not working 40 hours per week, I visited one new museum or similar site every on a weekly basis. But when my family spent Christmas 2010 with my uncle outside Los Angeles, I … Continue reading

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