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A Castle Filled with Stories

Over the past couple of years that we’ve been blogging, Britt Skrabenek¬†and I have had an ongoing conversation about life, books, harsh winters, and those cute cats of hers. 589 more words


Your Country Calls! Posters of the First World War

We love posters because they are beautiful. We also love posters because of the history they teach us. Nowhere is history better graphically explained than with the World War I poster. 445 more words

Huntington Library and Art Gallery

Built in the early twentieth century by the wealthy Henry Huntington, the house contains one of the finest collections of books in the world and a pretty interesting art gallery. 18 more words

Of Ancient Manuscripts and Vinyl Records

Tomorrow, for the first time since our first family road trip in 2002, my husband and I will travel sans children.

But for now, as our son is following his college orientation, he gives us the opportunity to explore Pasadena and the Los Angeles area. 791 more words

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Leaving the Huntington: a few pictures from my trip.

Today was the last day of my research fellowship, and after nearly a month in residence at the Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens in Pasadena, California, I’m going home tomorrow. 520 more words


Bic Pens and a piece of Art in the Huntington Library

The first week of actual vacation time for me ended with two days at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens. The above image was created on day two of the training that incorporates arts into the new Common Core Curriculum. 619 more words