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Listening from Head to Foot

  Currently I don’t practice yoga but regardless, I’m a fan of things Om-related.  The whole Tibetan/mystical/artistic and, for some, spiritual gamut is brilliantly presented at the new Rubin Museum exhibition, The World of Sound.  (The Rubin itself is often … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday

Channeling my inner Audrey Hepburn, I spent five wonderful days in Rome at the start of an Italian vacation, exploring parts of the city I’d never been to before. MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts located in the … Continue reading

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Interesting Things

New York is full of interesting things, some transitory, some permanent and others, well, semi-permanent. I heard of The Museum of Interesting Things courtesy of an article in the New York Times on doings about the 19th century. The Museum … Continue reading

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Myriad Museums

For a fairly small city, (just over 3.8 million) Oaxaca has a extraordinarily large number of museums. The Textile Museum is housed in an unimposing former colonial building; the interiors, (plural because there are several completely separate areas), are glorious … Continue reading

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Grandma

No, not either of mine, (neither of whom was known as Grandma—both disliked it), but Moses. Anna Mary Robertson Moses was born in 1860 in upstate New York, grew up, married, had ten children (five of whom died in infancy) … Continue reading

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Now You See It…

Magic captivates all ages, judging from the group at NYC’s Jewish Museum flooding in to see the exhibit: Houdini, Art and Magic. Erik Weisz, the name Houdini was born with, developed killer abs and a way with straitjackets and handcuffs. … Continue reading

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