Porridge Pots reminds us of the 1760’s English nursery rhyme we first heard on our mother’s lap that went something like this: “Peas porridge hot, peas porr
I had never thought of going on a pilgrimage until I read an article in the current National Geographic magazine where the author describes his cultural pilgrimage.
We Are One
We are many, yet We Are One. Many people of different cultures live on the earth, this we know.
Wayfinding is a word unfamiliar to many people. As a Museum Curator and Director, I was involved in creating more appropriate wayfinding paths for visitors.
Spanish Civil War
March 28 marks the day in history in 1939 when the Spanish Civil War ended. Anything Spanish should be of interest to the millions of people who have Spanish heritage.
Beards. What does it mean to sport a beard? Cultures may be represented by eras; and eras are often represented by trends, such as the popularity of the beards’ trend today.
We know death is universal; so also are Dead Rituals. All cultures have specific practices relating to the dead and Dead Rituals.
Burning Books are sad events for any culture. Mosul, Iraq is now in a “state of anger and sorrow,” wrote Rayan Al-Hadidi, a blogger and activist in Iraq.
To view an Ancient Astronaut would be an incredible experience, but some cultural anomalies really don’t make sense.
Masks as Therapy
Masks as Therapy, and the practice of artistic mask making, such as the Northwest Coast Indian mask above, is apparently not new.