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Five Things to Do in Milwaukee

There are a lot of things to do in Milwaukee. This surprised me, to be quite honest. Never would I have thought there’d be so much to see and do in the city. There was so much to see and do that I didn’t even get to everything I would have liked. While I could […]

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Checking Out Spun at the Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum’s Spun: Adventures in Textiles opened this weekend. I stopped in yesterday, excited to see what all the hype was about in all of the local media. I needed no more than a foot in the first gallery to understand, and be excited for what awaited me in the rest of the […]

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A Walk Through the National Art Gallery

The National Gallery of Art was one of many attractions in Washington, D.C. that I circled early on as something I really wanted to see. I didn’t know what was there – any of the artists who have works on display – but instinctively assumed it would be good. But I was wrong. It wasn’t […]

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Touring Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC

I stood outside Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., the place where President Abraham Lincoln was shot in April of 1865. I had been there before, as a child, but only had vague memories, a snippet really of standing in the box where the assassination occurred and a flash of a weapon used. My feet carried […]

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The Official Guide to the Smithsonian

Last week I wrote two brief guides to visiting the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. You can read them both here, in part one and part two. But if you really want to explore the Smithsonian, you need to get to the core of all of the goodies in their buildings, then you should pick […]

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My Guide to the Smithsonian Museums, Part Two

In part one of my guide to the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, D.C. I touched on the highlights of what to see in the museums on the south side of the National Mall. This section is about the best of the best on the north side of the Mall, as well as the museums off […]

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