Postcards

Naples Below

We took a tour of an underground aqueduct system beneath the city.  It was really, really cool — literally, quite pleasant on a hot summer day — and also marvelously strange to be walking through passages that served such an ordinary function but were such masterpieces of engineering, and so Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
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Snow gnome.

Not quite enough snow for a snowman, so I made a tiny one.  He has a nice comfy home in a tree in Duke Gardens. It’s been very quiet at work, and of course schools have been closed (or on delay).  I’m spending time getting caught up on housework and Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
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In a hole in the ground…

… there lived a hobbit!          The Hobbit has been a life-long favorite for many generations of my family.  Last summer Katherine and I were working on some fairy houses, and I made a pretty decent Hobbit Hole, so I thought I’d share it now in anticipation of the upcoming movie. Read more…

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My desk, with Gnome

I just felt like posting a picture of my little work pal.  It’s one of the cork gnomes!  (A while back, the knitting group went on a massive springtime campaign to create hundreds of these adorable little gnomes and leave them in places all around Durham.  It was hilarious fun.) Read more…

By Rebecca, ago