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The Story of Fortune Telling 算命的故事: Find Your Fate

The fortune telling business is prevalent throughout Taiwan.  You can find entire streets dedicated to the practice of telling the future and help you meet your fate.  551 more words

Taiwan

Touring the Museum at UMich

by Katherine and Elisabeth Sorrows

Looking around the museum

Each of us found a different section that we really enjoyed. We looked at the Smilodon and the Mastodon. 479 more words

Items Of Interest

Art in the Park 2014

It was one of those days where I am off to another exciting and artsy afternoon in the Metropolitan area. Who would have thought that there was something magical happening in that small patch of green right smack in Makati? 335 more words

Pictures

Goodwin College and the Connecticut River

I just finished a project over at Goodwin College in East Hartford: installing 4 large historic photographs of the Connecticut River in the school’s new library. 269 more words

Exhibits

“Harriet Tubman and the Combahee River Raid” Exhibit at the BDC

Balancing present needs for infrastructure with environmental and cultural heritage preservation is  always difficult. A decades long vigorous discussion about widening US Highway 17 centered on concerns about the environmental impact on the waterways and historic landscapes within the ACE Basin. 315 more words

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Signs from Different Times

Working in the museum’s Collections Department has given me the chance to encounter some very interesting artifacts. The same can be said for my work as the Archivist for the Sisters of St. 586 more words

Museum Staff

The Magic of Plants 植物的魔法特展: Your Chance to Smell a Corpse Flower

Not only is the National Taiwan Museum in Taipei a beautiful piece of architecture, it also constantly has fascinating exhibits.  One currently featured is The Magic of Plants 植物的魔法特展 which highlights the unique survival aspects of plants and how they manage to survive using some truly unbelievable methods.  373 more words

Taiwan