Category Archives: museum

#11: Illegal Pyrotechnics… Depending on Your Village, Township or City, Your Mileage May Vary.

So… here’s a salute to all things July 4.  This year I was able to stretch the holiday into the better part of a week, starting out with the 20th annual Salute to America at Greenfield Village on July 1. … Continue reading

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#23… With more to come, I hope.

#23 on the list is attending a D23 Event. You might be wondering what D23 is. It’s the name of the “official” Disney fan club (the 23 refers to 1923, the year the Company was founded by Walt). I’ve been … Continue reading

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Wrapping up #94

Well, I can cross one more off faster than I’d have guessed. Near the tail end of my teaching gig at Antioch, Libby, Michelle and I drove down to Boston for the day.  One destination was the John F. Kennedy … Continue reading

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Just ’cause something is checked off doesn’t mean I won’t stop doing it…

OK, so #60 is Vacation with Friends in Another State. Well, that was among the first things to check off, but most of the same group got together again in Chicago for our annual Winter Weekend, and it was a … Continue reading

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FDR helps with #’s 2 and 94

Spending some time out East while teaching at Antioch offers the opportunity to visit some friends (Jay and the CIA [no, not that CIA]), and hit a few more NPS units. Hence, a trip to Hyde Park, NY to the … Continue reading

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#94 Update: Carter and Toledo

While in Atlanta in May making a video of Charlie Brouwer’s Rise Up Atlanta, I found a couple of hours to visit the Carter Center, which was just a few blocks away. It’s a beautiful building, half museum and half … Continue reading

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Sorta #49: My night with the Emancipation Proclamation

Last night my friend John Cady and I went to go see the Emancipation Proclamation — the original — which was on view last night at The Henry Ford — as part of a special Civil War exhibit, created with … Continue reading

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