Category Archives: Families don’t you love them

Museum Musings: the disappearing middle class and the 1%

If you wondered why I haven’t posted anything recently,  this is our busiest time of the year, and I come home too tired to even think of writing. I worked in the main store yesterday. A few years ago if … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: “Hair”, Santa and Mrs Claus

After my blog on 11:11:11 and our conversations on the musical “Hair”,  I’m now noticing females – both adults, and little girls – with the most beautiful long hair, and more than one little girl around age six or seven … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: Iraq Veteran, Read my lips, many meetings

Once again I’m backlogged with Museum stories. I served two people with Black  (titanium) American Express cards, one of the guys was from Lima Peru, the other one was from England (I think), umpteen kids pressed “The Scream” until I … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: Barbara Streisand came to lunch

I’m getting backlogged again… so many stories, so many people I haven’t told you about. Why do people walk around holding their cell phones? On Sunday, I met a woman who wouldn’t tell me where she was from. * * … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: I used to have long hair; Where’s the second floor?

I haven’t shared Museum stories for a couple of weeks. Even though it’s not a busy period, I’ve got a large backlog of stories waiting to be told… Many women were in wheelchairs.  This is Virginia Nichols who’d had a … Continue reading

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#BAD11. Another BAD FOOD Blog

My post today is part of Blog Action Day (BAD) 2011. Blog Action Day started in Australia on October 15, 2007,  when Collis & Cyan Ta’eed invited bloggers from around the world to write about the same global topic on that day. … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: one elevator, seven dollars, several new friends.

Last Sunday morning, already running late leaving for work, I was delayed looking for my keys, and when I rushed into the car, keys in hand, I somehow opened the car door onto my glasses, knocking them askew. I drove … Continue reading

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synchronicity and meaningful coincidences

I often wake up in the middle of the night repeating a word or a phrase from a dream, and if I don’t write it down immediately, I’ll  forget what it was when I wake up in the morning. Two … Continue reading

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across many miles, and many seas

When my Mom passed away, my blogging friend Priya, of Partial View, sent me an email with this beautiful photo of a gardenia “taken in her garden a few weeks earlier, just after the rains stopped.” I love all flowers, … Continue reading

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“I met you at your museum,” she said, but I didn’t remember her.

“Hello,” she said smiling at me, “I met you at your museum.” I must say I was flattered that this friendly woman recognized me, but unfortunately I had no idea which one she was among the hundreds of people who … Continue reading

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