Posts Tagged ‘bones’

Collecting

Collecting

The museum in town is doing an exhibit of the things people collect–things like toasters, Mylar balloons, burned things, bottle caps, toothpastes from around the world–all on display. There’s a kind of power to even the most mundane objects when displayed in great numbers. Why is that? I’m not quite sure. It seems to me [...]

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On the practice of collecting specimens from nature

On the practice of collecting specimens from nature

NOTE: Take another look at this one–I’ve revised!  I initially wrote this post last night, sometime around 2:00am.  I woke up this morning and thought, hmm, I should take another look at that.  Good thing I did.  The writing teacher in me prevails.   While on our road trip, we visited a friend in Ventura: [...]

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