Monthly Archives: May 2013

Memorial Day Flagging

You may know that I sit on my local historic cemetery commission.  One of the accompanying responsibilities is to flag the headstones of the veterans within the cemeteries.  It’s an honor really. It’s a wonderful feeling to visit these resting … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles that I think you shouldn’t miss.  Hope you enjoy! Mexican Cave Art Offers Peek into Pre-Spanish Past: The rock art, discovered in 2006, has not been accurately dated yet, but proves that there were numerous groups … Continue reading

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What is it Wednesday

I sometimes look down when I walk outside.  It’s not because I don’t want to make eye contact with people or have to watch where I walk out of fear of falling down.  I just don’t want to miss anything … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

This is actually a roundup of the last two weeks of interesting preservation/cemetery/architecture/archaeology/etc news articles. Hangers Help Archives Director Identify Graves: Who knew a pair of metal clothes hangers could help locate graves and determine gender?  Read the article for … Continue reading

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Place Bucket List (Mountain Plains Edition)

This post is the eighth and final in my Place Bucket List series inspired by Adventures in Preservation, which asked readers what buildings were on our bucket lists. *Note: The regions I have given these states in this and upcoming … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here’s some news that I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! Long Hidden, Vatican Painting Linked to Native Americans: This is a case of what happens when a painting completed in 1494 gets cleaned as part of the restoration process.  Very … Continue reading

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Place Bucket List (Pacific Edition)

This post is the seventh in my Place Bucket List series inspired by Adventures in Preservation, which asked readers what buildings were on our bucket lists. *Note: The regions I have given these states in this and upcoming posts are … Continue reading

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