Category Archives: Museum Musings

11:11

A few months ago my blogging buddy, Georgette, at Georgette Sullins’s Blog tagged me with a blogging challenge, which came with a set of rules 1. Post these rules. 2. Post a photo of yourself and eleven random facts about you. 3. … Continue reading

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Why this love of tattoos?

I wept when I looked at the close-up photo of a number tattooed on a woman’s arm at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. When I stepped back to blow my nose and allow a group of teenagers … Continue reading

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Nice neighbors from Norway

Why do so many people go on vacation over Easter? The Museum had record attendance figures over the past couple of weeks. As several of my blogging buddies have reminded me its been a while since I last wrote a … Continue reading

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on a rainy day in Los Angeles

It was raining when I went to work yesterday, so I wore my black velour hat with the flower on the side. “You look lovely,” said my Mr F when he kissed me goodbye,”You’re going to get a lot of … Continue reading

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Unique eh?

  This week’s Photo Challenge is Unique 1. A unique plant The neighbor who gave me the night-blooming cereus, gave me another plant with similar stick like stems, and last winter it produced three delicate, large, pink flowers that lasted … Continue reading

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Where’s the family restroom?

Happy New Year y’all! Another busy holiday season. Although I didn’t check off a list, I’m sure I served people from every country in the world, and whether they came from Dubai or Norway or Korea or Russia they all … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: call the manager

Happy Holidays y’all.  Every Christmas Eve since 1984 – from dusk to eleven pm, rain or shine – The Magical Christmas Caroling Truck, a sixty-two foot eighteen-wheeler flatbed truck decorated with Christmas scenes, thousands of lights, and a powerful sound … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: Give me the money!

This post is about a cup of coffee, a bridge or two and a $5 bill. One morning earlier this summer when my co-worker H walked across the Museum courtyard on her way to the coffee-cart, she noticed an older … Continue reading

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FIRE! near the Museum

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather advisory for the Los Angeles area for today and tomorrow triple-digit temperatures in some areas have heightened fire danger in mountainous areas. They weren’t kidding. I don’t remember it ever being this … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: “Do you have a sitting room?”

Thanks to everyone who helped me choose a photo for the Museum staff bi-annual art exhibition called “The Underground”  (in the post Excuse me, have you said thank you?) The top three were: Early One Morning which received nine votes … Continue reading

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