Tag Archives: state park

The Goats in the Arboretum


Educators at informal learning environments with living collections hope that their living specimens will provide opportunities for engagement with human visitors. Some recent news stories of human-animal engagement gone awry have been running through my head for weeks, making me … Continue reading

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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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Duncan’s Birthday Swim at Patapsco Valley State Park – Daniels Area


Today, I visited a state park with my father, sister, and dog; the occasion was Duncan’s having turned ten years old on Thursday, June 7! Our activities, of course, focused completely on Duncan’s tastes: throwing sticks into the water for … Continue reading

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Duncan’s Museum/Park Visits


I have recently been writing about such bleak topics as war and the assassination of presidents, so here is a post about the world’s happiest topic: human’s best friend! Anyone who knows me personally knows about Duncan.  As a dog, … Continue reading

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