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Trans Catalina Trail
Postcard view of the town of Avalon at sunset. [/caption] Catalina Island is only a one hour ferry ride away from Los Angeles, but it's a world apart. Unlike the hectic, traffic-clogged city of millions, Avalon just oozes a relaxed vibe, kind of like the Californian equivalent of a... #california
Rekko costumes of the Karelian Isthmus and Ingria
Hello all, Today I am going to talk about a type of costume which was found in the southern and western parts of the Karelian Isthmus. The Finns call this type of costume 'Rekko', after the particular kind of embroidery done on the chemise. This embroidery is done on the front just under the collar and results in the opening being on the side, as you can see in this image above. Karelia is a contiguous region, but references to it are complicated, as it is divided into three parts…
Cultural representations of Madison reinforce racial disparities
We all came to Madison for jobs at UW and found each other through our activism and volunteer work at WORT, Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative, Wisconsin Books to Prisoners and Groundwork. Just a little over a year ago, we started getting together to talk about the social landscape of our adopted town and to share our observations about the activism that grew out of the protests against Gov. Scott Walker.
who put the cat in catalina?
In 1919, chewing-gum entrepenuer William Wrigley, Jr. bought all the controlling shares in the Santa Catalina Island Company and became the largest shareholder of the island. He loved…
random notes: geographer-at-large
“Geography, sir, is ruinous in its effects on the lower classes. Reading, writing, and arithmetic are comparatively safe, but geography invariably leads to revolution.” (1879 testimony before a Select Committee of the House of Commons, London, England, regarding expenditures of the London School Board)
Land & Water Form Trays - Set 1 & 2 | E&O Montessori
The whole set includes 10 plastic trays (20 x 20 x 4 cm) containing the following land and water forms: Lake - Island Gulf - Peninsula Strait - Isthmus System of Lakes - Archipelago Bay - Cape Add water with blue food colouring! Blue food colouring is not included with this product.
Leah Evans textiles
It seems I start each morning with an inspiration overload, as I lose an hour or two perusing image after image from artist after artist. Today was no exception. I love how the internet has made ar…
The Tessellated Pavements of Tasmania
The narrow isthmus connecting the Tasman Peninsula to mainland Tasmania (in Australia) is covered with beautiful and rugged terrain and seve...