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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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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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Visiting Hakone

Let’s take a little arm chair trip to Japan. Hakone is a good day trip from Tokyo. I’ve just discovered these Life Where I’m From videos and love them. Check them out and subscribe on YouTube.

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Seoul’s Cafe Culture

When I lived in Seoul there weren’t anywhere near as many kinds of cafés. I remember going to a Barbie™ café, but it ran out of business. The lamb café was quite close to where I was when I visited in … Continue reading

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Jazzin’ at the Shedd

Since it’s so expensive (usually $36 for adults) I haven’t been to Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium in years. Probably 35 years. But a friend enticed me to try the Wednesday night “Jazzin’ at the Shedd” experience, which is just $18. In … Continue reading

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