An Old Street in Copenhagen

Nearby this church, one of my paternal great grandfathers lived in the 1880s.   Thankfully, some streets look like they have never changed. Amagergade in Copenhagen is one of them. When you see an old photo from the spot, there are many people and no cars. Today, that’s an impossibility.  When every fun thing is under lockdown, we still have the […]

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Jacob Riis’ Museum in Ribe, Denmark

"As a young immigrant in the 1870's New York, Jacob Riis had experienced poverty, starvation and unemployment. Reporting from the slums he witnessed the consequences of massive immigration, speculation and dreadful housing conditions. His life's goal was to improve conditions for residents of the tenements. The children were close to his heart."

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Inspiration From Social Media

A History Lesson 2. Basic survival is rarely the cause for development these days. Medicine and medical skills being the exception, today's inventions are almost solely to make our effort more economical and less difficult. From cars to computers to building designs to clothing and so much more. — 40_Head (@601_404) September 18, 2020 The author of this Tweet thread […]

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The National Air and Space Museum #2

Today, I continue with more pictures from a trip in July 2018 at Udvar-Hazy Center at 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, Virginia 20151 adjacent to the Dulles Airport. On my first post on this subject, the photos were from WWI and WWII. For more info of the museum, here is the link. My husband Henry has warm feelings […]

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The National Air and Space Museum

Due to many photos from the museum, this is part one of two of this post. The Smithsonian Institute has two Air and Space museums. They are 40 minutes’ drive apart from each other. In a post, I referred to the one from The National Mall in Washington, D.C. This time, I would like to share pictures from the sister […]

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