Category Archives: Museums

What it means to be a human – the Pitt Rivers museum in Oxford

Bows, spears, axes, blowpipes, darts, boomerangs, traps, and harpoons, are things that humans have made so that they can trap and eat animal flesh. Humans make baskets and bowls to carry and prepare food. They have sleds, canoes, and kayaks … Continue reading

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Empty Bowls, filled for the Houston Food Bank

Philip looked surprised at where and how I’d parked the car, but I knew he wanted to get home, and I had promised only 10 minutes of looking at the lovely bowls, and no soup at all since we would meet the rest of the family at 100% Taquito later. We got to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft late, but there were still plenty of bowls, people sitting outside on the perfect day, and a lone singer entertaining under the Whole Foods awning.

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Best Free Party in Town – at the Art Museum

Apparently you have to get to be about 63.5 years old to figure out about the best free party in town. It is at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and is only for members. My friend Evan told … Continue reading

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