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Exploring the Mysteries of Mystic Seaport After Hours

Exploring the Mysteries of Mystic Seaport After Hours

There’s a quiet that falls around 5pm at the Seaport. The gate has closed, the main restaurants are generally closed, and the interpreters are beginning to leave their exhibits. The offices are starting to empty and the light is starting to fade.

Moving… Again…

As I said in my last bit about moving, I’m finding myself downsizing on what I own, what I keep. Last time, I said that I was somewhat sad at downsizing, being able to fit most of my worldly possessions into two small suitcases. Well, two small suitcases plus about six medium-sized boxes in my father’s attic, several boxes at my aunt’s house, and another box at another aunt’s house. I should amend that statement to “most of my functional life.”

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

I am very, very indebted to those who gave their lives for our country and that I wholeheartedly support having a day to honor them. That part has never confused me, and it never will.

Common Cents

Common Cents

I’ve been taking a bit of a hiatus from posting, which is probably not a good thing. I feel the need to defend my actions, so I will say that I’ve been working quite a lot, compiling a photo book…

Did You Know There Are Infinite Shades of Turquoise?

I’ve fallen into somewhat of a routine here in Chicago – at least, I have on Thursdays.  I go to class at the Field Museum, then take the 146 bus up to Michigan and Delaware, where I get off and…

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