Category Archives: Experience

American Toby Jug Museum

As part of the Open House Chicago 2018 event, I discovered the American Toby Jug Museum. I had no idea what a Toby Jug was and learned that: A Toby Jug is a figural ceramic pitcher modeled in the form … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Silent Sunday

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Books on Islam

Travel and reading go hand in hand in my book. If I go to a new country I try to supplement my experiences and perceptions with good books. I trust Farah to pick some of the best. For Ramadan, Farah … Continue reading

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WPC: All-Time Favorites

So WordPress is ending this fun, community-building, delightful challenge. They haven’t given a reason why, which is disappointing. I loved getting a new theme to inspire me and to get a chance to see how others had responded. I connected … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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For International Museum Day

Some of my favorite museums The British Museum, London, England The Richard Driehaus Museum, Chicago, Illinois Suzhou Museum, Suzhou, China Art Institute of Chicago Miho Museum, designed by I.M. Pei, Kyoto, Japan

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WPC: Liquid

1. Each week, WordPress will provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme … Continue reading

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WPC: My Place in the World

Marketplaces, where the photography is great, are my kind of places. 1. Each week, WordPress will provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new … Continue reading

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Goat Canyon Trestle Bridge Hike

My friend Joyce takes us on there hike along this trail along an abandoned train line. This trail is in Southern California.

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