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On Display: Spectacular Spider Orchids

The Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection contains an amazing assortment of species and hybrids. I come to work each day with great anticipation of what new marvel has unfurled overnight. 404 more words


Digital exhibit chronicles lives of WWII Nisei soldiers, including Inouye

A new online exhibit puts the spotlight on Nisei soldiers who fought during World War II.

The exhibit, which launched Thursday, tells the life stories of 12 soldiers, including late Hawaii Sen. 459 more words


A Wedding Dress that Came Down from Above

One of the museums Alan and I toured in Washington D.C. was the National Museum of American History, which has a costume collection containing over 30,000 garments and accessories modeling the changing fashion trends in America from the 17oo’s to the present. 345 more words

Thoughts On God

National Museum of American History

Trains, UPS, the Bronx turntables, McIntosh computers, the American flag, Motown outfits; I don’t know who was more excited me or C.A.B. The Adventures of C.A.B. 280 more words


Smithsonian announces new initiative to document brewing history

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History announced today at the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America in Philadelphia that it will launch a three-year initiative to collect, document and preserve the history of brewing, craft brewers and the beer industry to explore how the beverage and brewing connect to larger themes in American history. 528 more words

Craft Beer

A Bit of Transportation History

The Mechanic and I spent some time with out-of-town guests this past weekend touring museums. The Renwick Gallery exhibit Wonder was really amazing and I can’t wait to go back! 317 more words


How to achieve a successful road trip

In every friendship there’s one defining moment when it really sinks in. When you realize you want to spend more nights doing ridiculous things with them. 618 more words