Monthly Archives: January 2019

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Rainbow

Originally posted on Beijing Daily Photo 2:
Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to share photos with a rainbow of colors, i.e. at least four colors. I’ve posted a variety of pictures.…

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Silent Sunday

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Michael Jordan’s Steak House

It’s Chicago Restaurant Week till February 7. Today a friend drove down from Milwaukee and I planned to have lunch at the Peninsula Hotel, but didn’t have a reservation and there were no tables. That was disappointing but okay because … Continue reading

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Kids Try . . . International Food

I just found these videos where children sample different kinds of food from around the world.

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Impressionism

Impressionism. Monet painting. Art Institute of Chicago.  

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Morning for the Osone Family

Originally posted on Ruined for Life: Phoenix Edition:
Keisuke Kinoshita’s Morning for the Osone Family (1946) probably couldn’t get made today. It’s an anti-WWII film that exposes how the military and government squelched free speech and exploited citizens even when…

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The Eagle Huntress

Armchair travel at its best, The Eagle Huntress, a documentary, follows a strong, determined 13-year-old Kazakh girl who is the first female to become an eagle hunter. Her ancestors have used eagles to hunt for generations, but the hunters were … Continue reading

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Happy 2019!

A Japanese New Years card to wish you a terrific 2019.

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