When you come to the end of a trip, I think most people are happy to be going home, even if the time spent away has been enjoyable. Once in a while, you take a journey that you just can’t wait to get back from.
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Way back in the fall of 2019 BCP1, a friend and I decided to plan a photo adventure somewhere in Europe. We wanted to land somewhere and, for the most part, choose where to go next day-by-day. Finding lots of new experiences and wonderful images along the way.
Do you remember all the politically-motivated outrage, mostly centered in Florida, over the Advanced Placement African American Studies pilot course? I know that was a few months back, an eternity ago in internet time, and we’ve moved on to other faux crises, but…
Anyway, one of my first thoughts when all the stupidity from the governor and his rabble was to wonder what Jay Mathews would have to say.
One of the great advantages of living in the DC area is the easy proximity to the Smithsonian Institution, one of the world’s great museums.
But that doesn’t mean I think the organization is perfect. They still have many areas of improvement to work on, and I don’t at all mind offering some constructive criticism from time to time. Even a little praise when warrented.1
One more post about our recent trip before moving on to other, possibly more important, stuff.