Over on my First Person History blog, where I’ve been typing up my great grandfather, Arthur’s letters from rebuilding Germany after WWII, a couple of letters recently have really stood out as interesting and influential. The most interesting of which included a letter from Arthur’s Haus Frau, Edith. She was so optimistic about the future,...Read More
This post isn't so much about me, as most of my Moxie posts are. It's about people in general. All of you folks out there. This is my encouragement to you today.
In Montessori education, kids use their hands, move their bodies, and engage their minds instead of sitting at a desk trying to stay awake during a lecture.
William Morris was a bit of a Renaissance Man, in all things creative. Textiles, wall paper, design, illustration, furniture, and more. His style was distinctive and inspiring.
Traipsing across the land, searching out a hidden box with only a few clues to guide you. Think Geocaching combined with orienteering, but without any pesky technology, and you have Letterboxing.
Summer is both the best and the worst time to get out and look at the night sky. The frigid temperatures of winter are long behind us, but you do have to stay up considerably later for it to be dark. But there are plenty of constellations that are easier to see in the summer, such as Cygnus and Lyra.
See what I might have said to my younger self, if I'd had the opportunity.
Residential floor plans have always been one of my special interests. But only recently has that become clear to me.
Learn a bit about the earliest days of American newspapers.
There are many schools of architecture throughout the ages. Some exist because of materials available. Some because of stylistic preferences. Some because of regional needs.
Bento Boxes are containers, sometimes sectioned or stacked, that hold fancy ways of packaging up meals. They originated in Japan, but have become popular in the U.S. If you enjoy arranging your food in attractive or clever ways, try your hand at making Bento Box meals.
I'm an INFJ. That either means something to you or it doesn't.
Dancing girls. Prostitutes. Rich patrons. Dance clubs. The Moulin Rouge. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec drew, painted, and more.
Learn about types of chocolate, percentage requirements of ingredients, and some delectable options for what to eat. Because, well, chocolate.
I adore Switzerland. I've only spent a few days in the country, but it is one of the top places I'd love to see again, this time for longer, and not restricted by a bus tour. If you're interested in a brief taste of the country, check out this week's Bristol Box.
Got a little too much sun today (fortunately, only a little), and am feeling a bit drained. Thus, tomorrow’s post is going to be a bit late. It will still run tomorrow, but not at the usual 8am run time.
Every child and teen needs scientific, non-judgmental, accurate information about sex, their own sexual health, birth control, and more.
Today we celebrate the birthday of one of the most interesting physicists of all time, Richard Feynman. He was a curious character, equally serious about his science and his fun. He would have been 98 this year.