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Casting a long shadow

The sculptures in this case are located in the “marble quarrying” section of the Grohmann Museum’s second floor. I’m not sure why this caught my eye today, because I walk past here all the time. Maybe it’s just a little … Continue reading

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Rothko, Rothko Everywhere (glass-blowing video at the Grohmann Museum)

I was walking through the third floor of the Grohmann Museum today, when this section of a wall-mounted video display caught my eye. My phone camera could not do justice to the video’s vibrant colors, but doesn’t it still remind … Continue reading

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Meal Inspiration

Originally posted on What's for Dinner Moms?:
Someone asked where I get meal ideas. They come from many different places. Cookbooks, Pinterest, and menus are some of my favorite places to find inspiration. I have been known to snap…

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Week: The Autobiography

Originally posted on The Bookshelf of Emily J.:
Last week was spring break for me, so I took the time off to visit my dad and my grandmother, who is ill with cancer, in Missouri. My grandma finished her last…

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London: We Need to talk about Paris

Originally posted on The Matilda Project:
Readers, have you been to Paris? And? Isn’t it amazing? Yes, I know. Everyone loves Paris. Everyone agrees that it’s one of the most beautiful cities on Earth. Everyone who didn’t run away to…

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Sustainability As Flourishing

Originally posted on The Purpose of Work:
This is a remarkable book, and fascinating from a Bahá’í perspective.  Remarkable in that it’s a radical critique of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility programmes – and, more widely, of 21st century capitalism…

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Report: Children in Appalachia worse off

Although scenes of Appalachian poverty were familiar in the 1960s, for years now the rural poor seem to have been forgotten by politicians and mainstream media.

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