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Buffalo Bill Center of the West

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is not one, not two, but FIVE!!! – that’s right, FIVE! – museums and a research library of allthethings of the American West. The five museums are the Buffalo Bill Museum, the Plains … Continue reading

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IONTW – September 3, 2017

OK, I’m a little late to the party on it being the two-hundredth anniversary of Henry David Thoreau’s birth (July 12, 1817), but here’s a neat photo of Thoreau’s journal covers, and a lovely book from St. Brigid Press: A … Continue reading

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2017 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage

Somehow the Heart Mountain Pilgrimage showed up on my radar this year, and then I had enough vacation time to make a long weekend of it and go! In an ideal world it would have been cool to take more … Continue reading

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IONTW – August 20, 2017

Finding links between seemingly unrelated data sets – tree cover and crime? Cheese! Cool photos of wildlife on Mt. Tamalpais. The otters out of water are particularly neat – I don’t think of them as moving around on land so … Continue reading

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IONTW – July 2, 2017

I’m currently listening to Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – I know I’ve read her fiction and enjoyed it in the past, although I don’t particularly recall any story details – so the name caught my eye when browsing the … Continue reading

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IONTW – June 25, 2017

Draw a circle. Which way did you go? Fascinating photos from 1942: Making the New York Times This month marks the 45th anniversary of Title IX. Although most people, if they are aware of it at all, think Title IX … Continue reading

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IONTW – May 28, 2017

Calves aren’t just a thing with cyclists. Or maybe not. Earth water tank! After all, what else would you paint a sphere? And, did you turn a faucet today and have clean, drinkable water come out? What so many of … Continue reading

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