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I’d actually heard of Ojai as part of the family lore, in one of the tidbits about my paternal grandfather, who died before I was born. One of the things he had done was haul horses, and one of the … Continue reading

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Mill City Museum

At the recommendation of a local friend (someone I know from the Bay Area, who relocated to MSP a few years ago and really loves it (or did as of the end of February anyway)) – Joyce and I checked … Continue reading

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Glenbow Museum

The Glenbow is Calgary’s Art and History Museum. It is located in downtown Calgary, across the street from the Calgary Tower. There is an eclectic array of displays from their permanent collection, as well as space for traveling or special … Continue reading

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Angel Island Immigration Station Museum

Although I’d been to Angel Island before, I’d not been to the Immigration Station Museum (current State Parks’ site, also more info at this page from the 150th anniversary of the California State Parks in 2014.) Housed in the detention barracks of … Continue reading

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National Steinbeck Center

The National Steinbeck Center opened in 1998, and I’d heard good things about it, but had not been. Although I pass by Salinas, where the Center is located, on a semi-regular basis, I’m always on my way somewhere else and … Continue reading

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IONTW – December 3, 2017

the sands of seriffe a good thing to keep clear about which is which vegetable and plant embroideries, paper food more paper (although, alas for me, in Albany NY) Strathmore Paper is showing 100 years of sample and sales books. … Continue reading

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Museum of Ice Cream

Who am I and what have I done with the myself who doesn’t go for The Next Big Thing? Who doesn’t Believe the Hype… And I can’t even remember how I first heard about the Museum of Ice Cream. Probably … Continue reading

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IONTW – November 5, 2017

Open Studios continue today at The Studio Santa Rosa (11 am – 5 pm) and 33Arts (noon – 5 pm), 3840 Finley Ave, Santa Rosa – the old Santa Rosa Naval Air Station (who knew?!) Clothing imitates art – made, … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art was an unexpected gem tucked amongst the expected retail shops and restaurants and mildly surprising number of tattoo parlours and empty store fronts along State Street, which seemed to be the city’s main drag. … Continue reading

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IONTW – October 1, 2017

North Bay Letterpress Arts has a great slate of Fall classes available, including one each from Lisa Rappoport and Macy Chadwick, who usually teach in San Francisco or the East Bay, so this is a great opportunity to learn from them … Continue reading

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