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Poe’s Journey in The Last Jedi: Vice Admiral Holdo

MRS PETERS: (to the other woman) Oh, her fruit; it did freeze, (to the LAWYER) She worried about that when it turned so cold. She said the fire’d go out and her jars would break. SHERIFF: Well, can you beat the … Continue reading

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Arabesque Number 1 by Debussy

I love this piece of music, and for years, when I heard it in commercials, I would wish I could find out what it is. Thanks to WCLV, the classical music station in Cleveland, I found out!  I cannot even … Continue reading

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Indian Combat by Edmonia Lewis

When I first saw this statue, I was confused to see it in the American wing, because it looked European.  So imagine my surprise at discovering that the sculpture was carved by an American woman.  Moreover, she was Native American … Continue reading

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Amateur Local History Corner: Historical Context for Catholic Parishes Closings

I started reading the newspaper articles related to the parish closings in Cleveland, assuming that, as recent history, Cleveland and the country was basically the same. I was wrong. The diocese announced which parishes were closing in early spring 2009.  … Continue reading

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Persian Tent

  The Cleveland Museum of Art was fortunate enough to purchase large sections of a Persian Tent! I took these pictures a couple of years ago, when it was on display.  They hung the the portions up like a tent, … Continue reading

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Andy Murray’s Retirement

I haven’t posted about tennis in a long time, mainly because I realized I had nothing of interest to say.  But today, I was saddened to hear that Andy Murray is retiring this year (possibly at the end of the … Continue reading

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Trip to the Endocrinologist

I went back to the endocrinologist today.  My thyroglobulin level is still undetectable, and she doesn’t feel anything in my neck.  (Neither does my primary care doctor.)  And yet, she still wants to do an ultrasound.  She wants to do … Continue reading

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