2018 Fall & Winter Travel

Shockingly enough, we are NOT traveling for Thanksgiving, even though we still have the whole week off. Instead we are: HOSTING Thanksgiving. Terrifying indeed. But Will and I figured that it would be nice considering it's the first Thanksgiving in our house and my family's mainstay Thanksgiving host is traveling for the holiday. That left [...]

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11 Favorite Things to do in NYC

I know there is bajillion of these kinds of bucket lists for New York City, and they all probably have the same experiences on them. Will this list be any different? Slightly lol. Don't expect a list of secrets to get you in to anything crazy in New York or an "off tourist list" - [...]

A Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Culture through the Arts Reading List

Next week starts my 2- week summer teacher education program, A Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslims Cultures through the Arts. This will be my second National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute; last year I went to the Religious Worlds of New York Institute and this year I's excited back in the city that never [...]

Photo Shoot at San Juan Capistrano

I've already done a few blog posts on the history and related literature about San Juan Capistrano. All of this was absolutely fascinating but the real reason I chose to visit this beautiful mission in Southern California was because of Pinterest. 🙂 As I was googling for places to visit I keep seeing these amazingly [...]

AP Art History @ the MFA Boston

The Museum of Fine Art in Boston is not a museum to be tackled lightly; I've been twice and still have not seen it all. Between by two trips over summer and Thanksgiving, I have tried to catalogue the pieces from the AP Art History 250 curriculum owned by the MFA with their locations (exactly like [...]

AP Art History @ The Met

This is the Mecca of all art museums (I've never been to the Louvre so maybe that's up there too ;)...lol). I made the mistake of trying to see what it would be like to spend opening to close at the Met...I don't suggest it at all! But to save you the effort, I catalogued the [...]