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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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Museum Musings: Summer busy

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Excuse me, have you said thank you?

Sitting behind this guy in yoga I read the words on his sweat shirt several times before I realized the message was meant for me. Over the past six months several of my blogging buddies have given me blogging awards … 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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Museum Musings: It’s August so the summer tourists are here…

It’s August, so the Europeans are here. I’ve been speaking so much French I feel as if I’m in la belle France. I love it 🙂 Of course not only Europeans are visiting the museum right now. A few days … Continue reading

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When a friend comes to visit …

Los Angeles is so much more than movie stars and Hollywood. When a friend comes to visit me I don’t take them shopping on Rodeo Drive, or to gawk outside the homes of the rich and famous, or to look … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: should we blame the weird behavior on Friday’s eclipse?

As is to be expected around the 4th of July weekend,  the Museum was busy. I love the family reunions, enjoy trying to identify the languages, don’t panic when I work alone at a busy Satellite store with never-ending line-ups, but the … 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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Question: When is 33,000 not enough? Answer: When 70,000 are left behind.

On Wednesday evening President Obama ordered the rapid withdrawal of the 33,000 “surge” troops he sent to Afghanistan two years ago. Very good ✔ But Mr President, we still have 70,000 soldiers back there – that’s almost double the number … Continue reading

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“It’s the end of the story that counts…”

One of my mother’s favorite expressions is, “It’s the end of the story that counts.” It took about half a dozen negotiations -with more than one person, over a couple of months – but I’m happy to tell you that … Continue reading

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