Artful Photos: Soviet Art

If you would like to share artwork you have photographed or created, please include a link to your blog in the comments! I would love to see the art other bloggers have admired!  In early January, Dale and I went to the Chicago Art Institute, to see a couple of temporary exhibits. One of them […]

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Airbnb: an alternative to hotels

Our stay in São Paulo last November was our first experience with Airbnb. Airbnb has a database of apartment and room rentals worldwide.  On their web site, you first choose where you want to go and then you can look at a variety of places to stay, filtering for factors such as neighborhood, whether you […]

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Word of the Week: Zoochosis

CAUTION: The images and behaviors described below may be disturbing. The word I chose this week is a new one: zoochosis. This word was coined by Bill Travers in 1992 to describe “the stereotypical behaviour of animals in captivity. Stereotypic behaviour is defined as a repetitive, invariant behaviour pattern with no obvious goal or function.” […]

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