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Happy Presidents Day!


Some presidential images from past museum visits and jobs.

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No words…


I don’t even know (yet) what to say about the surreal domestic terrorist attack on the United States Capitol today. Years ago (including the early years of this blog), I worked there, and one of the positions I had involved … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Monday: Yellow


I have a lot on my mind but no cohesion to it at the moment. So here are some sunny pictures!

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Monochromatic Monday: Green


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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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Trump’s Museum Visits?


Remember that moment in Chapter 29 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in which Neville is talking to Harry, Hermione, and Ron, filling them in on what they have missed at Hogwarts during their adventures searching for hallows and … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Holiday Season!


To kick off the holiday season, here is a photo I took of the trees at the United States Botanic Garden, with the US Capitol in the background, in 2008.

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Don’t Rush to Oppose a Women’s History Museum


Just before Mother’s Day, the United States House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted in favor of a feasibility study on the prospect of a privately-funded women’s history museum on or near the National Mall. To be sure, support for the bill … Continue reading

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Seven Recent Reads


“Christmas in Museum Land” by Alena Pirok in her blog Museuming. It’s a little less timely for me to write about, now that the holidays are over, but it’s not as if they won’t be back. Pirok writes, with a … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber’s Museum Visit


Teen pop star/heartthrob Justin Bieber recently visited the Anne Frank House – the building where Frank hid during World War II and kept a diary, now turned into a museum – and left this bit of profundity in the guest … Continue reading

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