Tag Archives: Pittsburgh

Thursday Doors – Doorsumptions

Remember Sesame Street? “♫One of these things is not like the others.” Well, that’s how my doors research went this week. Two buildings that I have long thought belonged together, are completely different things. Different, but interesting. Once again, I … Continue reading

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SoCS Ain’t Misbehaving

Marian, over at Marian Allen dot com, recently wrote a post about when characters won’t behave. We were filled with empathy for her characters. Who are we? Well, we’re those ham-handed, as Dan is wont to say, voices which are … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Indian Nationality Room

Late last year, I featured The Cathedral of Learning, on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus, in a couple of posts, including a Thursday Doors post. I mentioned that one of the signature elements of the Cathedral of Learning is a … Continue reading

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School Nights and Absent Friends

If we were having a beer, you would start with a nice gesture. “Hey, sorry about your Steelers. Everything’s on me today, beer, wine, wings. Order up.” “Thanks. That’s nice of you. It’s also nice of you not to rub … Continue reading

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Rachel Somebody

Almost exactly two years ago, I wrote about an occurrence of the Baader-Meinhof effect. A couple of months later, I wrote about some other interesting things that I wanted to categorize under the heading of a phenomenon, but I was … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – The Curse

During an email conversation with my brother last week, I mentioned that I was going to call our mom later that day. I told him that I felt bad that I hadn’t wished her a Merry Christmas on Christmas, but … Continue reading

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Sunrise Photo Shoot

The way my posts this weekend have lined up, you might think I’m being paid by Deborah over at Circadianreflections Blog. It’s not the case. It is the case, however that the event highlighted in this post was inspired by … Continue reading

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