Occasional observations—scholarly, impressionistic and materialistic—-of a history professor fortunate to live in one of America’s oldest and (I think) most interesting little cities: Salem, Massachusetts. Somehow, I’d like to tie all of my favorite things together: history and historic preservation, architecture, design and decoration, gardening, shopping and everyday curiosities. Feel free to email me with your comments and suggestions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The blog (a portrayal in progress):Somewhat random but still timely posts about culture, history, and the material environment, from the perspectives of academia, Salem and beyond.
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- 19th C Disease Maps at the Library of Congress: slate.com/blogs/the_vaul… 9 hours ago
- RT @jacremes: A much better version of the baseball facebook-fanship map. nyti.ms/1fss5FR cc @nerdosyndical 11 hours ago
- Love these modern woodcuts of 10 legendary creatures of London: spitalfieldslife.com/2014/04/23/ada… 11 hours ago
- Spring House and Garden tours in the Northeast: nytimes.com/2014/04/24/gar… 14 hours ago
- RT @reasonpolicy: "Nobody ever heard of an 'adjunct administrator'": Higher Ed SNAFU reason.com/r/ZfB College admin costs out of con… 1 day ago