Reeling in History

I remember the experience, but not the movie. On movie night, our family…
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The Winning Shot

Both the emotional thrills of victory and agonies of defeat were experienced minus…
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Beauty out of Brokenness

Upon first glance, a broken piece of pottery is useless, seemingly having lost…
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Et Cetera: Graduation Cap Toss

Graduates each spring reach for their mortarboards and, in an act that seems…
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The Purpose of a Photograph

Today we are inundated with pictures. They are photographs in the most basic…
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The Soul of Soda City

I’ve got soul, you’ve got soul All the people in the world got…
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Et Cetera: Saint Patrick’s Day

In Ireland, Saint Patrick’s Day began in the 17th century as a feast…
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Street Light

Photograph: Drawing with light The word was supposedly first coined by the British…
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A Bit About Brooches

Perhaps the oldest and most storied piece of decorative jewelry is the ornamental…
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Joy to the World

Christmas is celebrated by more than two billion people around the world in…
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The View from Above

In the late 1800s a group of itinerant artists, aided by new advances…
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Chin Music

Beards are “in,” if you haven’t noticed. Even before everyone decided to participate…
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