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Verulamium

As the sign also said: The Museum of everyday life in Roman Britain, it showcases artifacts from the third largest Roman settlement in Britain. The Romans established themselves there in AD 50 and lasted until somewhere between 400 and 450. In … Continue reading

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Euroadventure 2016! Day 16

< previous There was an afternoon departure to our Aunt and Uncle’s house on the itinerary, but that left the morning for a bit more exploring in London. I’d read about the Type Archive – known as the Type Museum … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 23, 2017

Art is part of the world it is made in – reflection, reaction, documenting or commenting – and receives meaning from both the maker and the viewer, and there’s often more than two sides to the story. Finding art in … Continue reading

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Euroadventure 2016! Day 14

< previous Up and out for a run. The graffiti said, “no smiling” and “no sarcasm”, well now that doesn’t leave me with much, does it? There were a few sprinkles, but as I’ve heard, it’s only water. I went … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 2, 2017

Amazing fun with cut paper! Here’s a local one. And a couple for the plate o’ shrimp file – pencils and death. The pencils are at CW Pencil Enterprise, which Helen Hiebert mentioned in her blog/newsletter and Alisa Golden had … Continue reading

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IONTW – March 19, 2017

Lake Berryessa spilling 1.5 feet on 3/4/2017 (bit slow with the post) – down from 3.6 feet over on 2/21 but still pretty dang cool. Historical highest level was 6.7 over in 1983! Nuclear Test Films from Lawrence Livermore Labs. … Continue reading

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Cutty Sark

Not completely incongruous, since we were on a river, but the ship at the dock at Greenwich seemed exceptionally tall. It turned out to be the Cutty Sark, which is not just dry docked, but elevated and encased in glass, … Continue reading

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