The Virtual Reality of the 1800’s

The Battle of Atlanta in 1864 was a defining moment in the Civil War and it’s captured in breathtaking detail in an immersive 360° painting that stands nearly 50 feet high and is longer than a football field. These paintings, once quite famous, are called Cycloramas, and were created as touring exhibits back in the […]

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Only in the heartland

I often get teased about my colorful Midwest language. I was in my home state of Nebraska last week and I heard a new one that I’m still laughing about. I can’t wait to slip this one into ‘polite’ conversation when the time is right. “He’s more crooked than a dog’s hind leg.” This one […]

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Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Why is my garlic from China? And does it matter? Trying to eat healthily is just not that easy these days. You think lean meats, lots of vegetables and fruits, minimize the carbs – how hard can this be… until you start to take a look at where things are coming from. We live in […]

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Can’t Make This Stuff Up

    So, I had not had that much wine.  It was wine tasting…in the middle of the day. When this Mad Max, Rastafarian, Lenten, Mardia Gras, Christmas ensemble showed up. You could literally spend some serious time looking at this bike, yep that is a rattlesnake for a seat and yep that is a […]

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Can’t Make This Stuff Up

The sign stuck in the ground in front of the gas station advertised ‘we have yak meat’.  As I pumped my gas, I thought, who would open a restaurant attached to a gas station and advertise yak meat? What is yak meat? Did they do any market research?  This demographic probably wouldn’t even recognize a […]

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