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Museum Musings: the crowds poured in from Patagonia, Siberia and India

If you wonder why I haven’t posted much recently it’s because we are having one of the busiest summer seasons at the Museum, and I come home too exhausted to write. I served:  a beautiful young woman whose Visa card … Continue reading

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Can you be invisible at the Museum?

I’m once again so backlogged with numerous museum stories, that I could easily fill a month of posts. I could, but I won’t. I know how hard it is to keep on top of all the reading that’s required of … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: shopping, shoes, Singapore, and a pair of spectacles.

What does one do at a Museum? Shop. What is the most popular item women buy for themselves? Scarves. What is the most popular gift to take back home? Scarves.  My favorite tee-shirt during the busy Easter season: YOU BET … Continue reading

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Ghosts in the museum?

I’ll ‘fess up with a full disclosure up front: I need a cup of coffee in the afternoon. On busy days at the Museum I can easily spend my fifteen minute recess waiting in line at the coffee cart just … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: although it doesn’t feel like summer, the tourists are here

Even though it’s the end of June, it doesn’t feel like summer – it hasn’t been warm enough to wear shorts or swim – I only know it’s summer because the museum’s filling up with tourists who speak many languages, … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: lunch in the garden

Sunny today, but rather coolish with temps only in the upper 60’s at the Museum. During my lunch break, I went to one of my favorite spots under the trees,  next to the stream, with a splendid view of the … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: There isn’t a name for it in English

A middle-aged almost bald man, with the most beautiful light blue eyes I’ve ever seen, bought two children’s books on ancient Greece. I put a free book mark in the bag. “Thank you very much,” said the man, who spoke in … Continue reading

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Museum Musings-the boy on the bench

Soon after I noticed a man sitting on the bench opposite my Satellite store with his little boy’s head in his lap, I saw the kid raise his arms in the air, and shake them wildly in front of his father’s … Continue reading

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