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A Death in the Family

A week ago Monday morning, I was walking Wrigley past Harvey’s Island Grill when I noticed a sign posted near the door: “Closed due to a death in the family.” 1,049 more words


The Ship Models are ‘Batten Down’

The ship models are ‘Batten down’.[1]

Dundee, Caledon and the Gourlay,

constructed the Tay’s floating crown.

The skilled and well-trained creators.

Drillers, engineers, and foundry workers, 334 more words

Shipbuilder's and their Homes

With the safe arrival of the model ships, now being ‘put into’ [1] a new permanent exhibition at the McManus Galleries. I began to wonder where did the Dundee shipbuilders live? 276 more words

Strange Ships from Strange Places

I attended the Ship Model Study day on Wednesday 22nd of February, at Barrack Street Museum Collections Unit. The collection has over ninety different models, some built by local amateurs enthusiast while other models crafted by ship builders who commissioned them to attract support and investment. 324 more words

A Model and a Memory

Earlier this year, my boss dropped an interesting flier on my desk for me to investigate. It was advertising a show of the celebrated Detroit born, New York based photographer  465 more words

Cranbrook Academy Of Art

A fine exhibit and publication about model ship building!

The Maritime Museum of San Diego currently has an exhibit that’s a lot of fun. It concerns collecting model ships and model ship building! Anyone interested in the hobby or nautical history in general should check it out! 457 more words

Zeb the Duck and Chanel the Bear Enjoy Lunch at the Ship Tavern

I, Zeb the Duck, and Chanel the Bear, took our moms to lunch.   We went to the Ship Tavern at Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel.

The statue in front is dedicated to the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, held in Denver every January.   431 more words