The thing is, I always had a slight cognitive dissonance about this museum. Is it a museum about buildings? Or a museum about building things? Or just a museum in a building? Whatever the case, I’m there!
This looks like a great place to visit for some quiet time and to soak tip some pre-industrial America while in DC. Or maybe enjoy some genealogical and historical manuscripts, if that’s your thang. Or just looked around with mouth wide open. 😲🤩
(DAR = Daughters of the American Revolution)
As featured in The Special. Gotta see this next time we’re in Houston. Tour information, fun facts (1.5 football fields large, 17-second echo, …), etc.
Great podcast about Houston’s ethnic diversity and a crazy giant underground cistern.
Anna Pham of Mai’s Restaurant and the chef Chris Shepherd discuss Houston’s heritage and how it’s being reinvented.
This episode of The Daily gives a great overview of why the heck “Brexit” has been so hard for the British prime minister to work out. I never really got it until now.
In a last-ditch effort to fulfill her promise of delivering Brexit, Britain’s prime minister dangled a final sacrifice.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/04/01/podcasts/the-daily/brexit-uk-theresa-may.html
I can’t even describe how amazing Garageband is. It’s lets you record almost anything. And it sounds good! And it’s free! And easy to use! And it has basically all the guitar amps and pedals in the world. And real professional musicians use it to record real music. And it works on the iPhone and iPad.
I just recored a punk-inspired version of Bruce Springsteen’s No Surrender with it. I sang (yikes!) and played two guitar tracks, Drums were compliments of Garageband. It took like half an hour. I mean, what the hell?!?!
Here is Steve Jobs introducing GarageBand in 2004. “Garageband is a major new pro music tool. But it’s for everyone.”
And here’s an interesting list of milestones for Garageband.
New York City’s (and the world’s) largest and most excellent train station has some sekrits.