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April 18-Scrimshaw

I live in close proximity to Ft Bragg, NC home of the 82nd Airborne. My beer today is Scrimshaw a Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Company out of Ft. 22 more words

Beer Of The Day

Moai Figurine

You might ask, what is a moai figurine?  This object is described as “A fragment of whale vertebra full-round-carved as a miniature replica of the Easter Island standing heads (moai), typifying a genre of Chilean vernacular art produced by locals as souvenirs for tourists in the 1970s, using boiled-out whale bones scavenged from the abandoned “modern” shore-whaling stations on the Chilean coast”. 115 more words

Apprentices

Scrimshaw in Bequia

Bequia’s  “main street.”  Its tiny, there are probably about 10 shops, some restaurants, an internet cafe and a church. Actually, I dont even consider it a street and I only discovered that cars used it while I was walking in the middle of it. 345 more words

Whale Tale

It’s been hustle and bustle in the Learning Room lately as primary school classes made massive “scrimshaw” whale skeletons as part of the Arts Across Learning festival. 476 more words

Schools

Whale tale

It’s been hustle and bustle in the Learning Room lately as primary school classes made massive “scrimshaw” whale skeletons as part of the Arts Across Learning festival. 476 more words

Schools

Sailor carved jawbone with teeth

The last photo shows the tiny carving (whalebone?) in a golf ball display cube.

Americana

A Rocky Beginning to Date Day… The Crater Rock Museum in Oregon

Date Day is a long-standing tradition in the Mekemson household. It began as Date Night in 1990. Peggy and I had just met and, shall we say, taken an interest in each other. 1,031 more words

Oregon