Category Archives: Museums etc.

Quiescit Anima Libris

Finding rest at Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, D.C.:

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The Cost of Misunderstanding How Money Works: So Long Invertebrate House

Like most people–and I’ve been a supporter of the National Zoo in Washington DC for nearly a quarter century–I was shocked to learn that the Invertebrate House will be shuttered for good this Sunday, June 22. Why? Budget cuts: The … Continue reading

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Phabulous Phasmids

Observed at the Insect Zoo at the Natural History Museum, Washington D.C.–can you find the two members of Phobaeticus serratipes, the Giant Malaysian Stick Insect? Each of them was about fourteen inches long–here’s an easier angle: Don’t worry, they’re plant … Continue reading

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Waiting in the Rain

Observed at the Museum of Fine Arts stop, Boston:

Posted in Boston, Museums etc., Transportation

The Orange House

Observed at the U.S. Botanic Garden:

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Cereals

Corn and rice observed at the U.S. Botanic Garden:

Posted in Museums etc., Plants

Vanda

Observed at the U.S. Botantic Garden:

Posted in Museums etc., Plants