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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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Happy holidays 2020


Here are some photos from holidays past, when going places and doing things and visiting museums and attending events and gathering with loved ones were possible: And here is my artistic rendition of Christmas 2020:

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National Book Festival author list posted


This year’s National Book Festival will, in true 2020 fashion, take place online the weekend of September 25-27, and the author list was recently posted here. Below are some photos I’ve previously posted from the event in less plaguey years.

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Thirty-one Recent Reads: Museums in the Time of COVID-19


Two and a half months ago, I wrote, “I’m going to live-blog the heck out of this plague.” And…then I didn’t post anything for the entire month of May. I did set a goal for the month to read an … Continue reading

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April 2020 Virtual Vacation Recap


As I detailed in my last post, I planned a virtual vacation for the month of April, with a themed online activity planned for 25 of the 30 days. (I left Thursdays out since I was initially slated to go … Continue reading

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April 2020 Virtual Vacation Calendar


Below is my personal challenge for April: virtually partake in or read about the offerings of museums and other cultural institutions. (I’m currently going into the office on Thursdays only, so I left that day of the week blank.)

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This Seems Like the Perfect Time to Report on the 2019 National Book Festival!


I’ve been trying to gather my thoughts and my reading and my images into a coherent “coronavirus blog post.” But my mind is too incoherent right now for any such thing. There will probably be MANY coronavirus blog posts. I’m … Continue reading

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March 2020 TBR


Blogging in the time of coronavirus… here’s my TBR list for this surreal month. Place to visit: LITERALLY ANYWHERE Articles to read, videos to watch, podcasts to listen to, etc.: Paid to Stay Home: Europe’s Safety Net Could Ease Toll … Continue reading

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February 2020 TBR


February 2020 TBR Place to Visit: Planet Word, once it opens! Articles to Read: Puerto Rico earthquakes imperil island’s indigenous heritage Thousands of Ancient Aboriginal Sites Probably Damaged in Australian Fires Why Nonprofit Staff Wages Are as Important as CEO … Continue reading

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