Monthly Archives: November 2017

Cooper Scooper

I was casually glancing at the program in Surprise, Arizona this afternoon when much to my surprise I noticed a familiar name that wasn’t there previously – Aaron Brown.  But wait a minute … this Brown was listed as a … Continue reading

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Sedona, Arizona (not Schnebly)

How did the city of Sedona get its name?  T.C. Schnebly was a homesteader in the region who petitioned the Postmaster General to open a Post Office were his farm was located.  In order to do so, the town needed … Continue reading

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The Tour-ing Test

Not the computer versus human Turing Test, but the test of how well a guided tour goes. And one always takes a chance!  For a trip such as the one we did yesterday to the Grand Canyon, you’re at the … Continue reading

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A Grand Time!

A lovely trip to the Grand Canyon today, enhanced by our tour guide who was a geologist/anthropologist.  Words cannot do it justice, so here is our photographic perspective.  

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The Story of the Jews – Volume Two

“Schama Yisrael”.  Not the way you’d expect to see the Hebrew word for listen or hear transliterated, is it?  The reference is to the brilliant historian, Simon Schama, who taught at Cambridge, Oxford, and Harvard before coming to Columbia University … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble Anthropology

Even though it’s a chain, each Barnes & Noble seems to have its own unique flavor evident particularly through its Cafe patrons.  But even within the Cafe, there are times of day when the composition of the clientele is distinctive. … Continue reading

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