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Giving Context to Words


Earlier this month, the United States commemorated the Fourth of July, a holiday marked by traditions such as fireworks, cookouts, parades, and NPR broadcasting a reading of the Declaration of Independence. This year, NPR added something new to the mix: … Continue reading

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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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The DC Region’s Medical History


DC, Maryland, and Virginia have a number of museums that deal with the history of health, medicine, and drugs. Below are examples from each of the three jurisdictions: District of Columbia The building on 7th St. NW in the heart … Continue reading

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An Announcement


With an hour left of this month, I am just barely getting an April blog post in. These days, I aim to post at least once a month, but focusing on my non-museum career has taken precedence over my museum … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Montecassino Nativities


An abbey that was bombed during World War II, Montecassino nowadays can be explored with a tour guide, with museum exhibits including a room full of depictions of the Christmas story.

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Photo of the Day: OPOP


Christmas at the Old Post Office Pavilion, back in 2007, before it closed for renovation.

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Photo of the Day: World War II Memorial


Detail of the World War II Memorial in DC, with the Washington Monument in the background.

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