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Treasure Box: September 2017

How is it the end of September already?? Well, in any case, it’s time for another monthly Treasure Box! This month, we’ve got geeky things, we’ve got enchanting things, and we’ve got fighting-oppression-things. Florentine royal box designed by Giovanni Battista Foggini, ca. 1720-1730.  ♦ Some truly weird wonders courtesy of a behind-the-scenes tour of The Spirit… Continue reading Treasure Box: September 2017

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Treasure Box: July 2017

Welcome to July’s Treasure Box, in which I share some of the things that I found interesting or whatever last month. Quill box by Odawa/Ojibwa craftswoman  Yvonne Walker Keshick ♦ Since July was SDCC month, here’s…A Justice League of Their Own! ♦ And here’s a second Justice League item from Denver Comic-Con: THE ANIMATED SERIES CAST REUNION… Continue reading Treasure Box: July 2017

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Treasure Box: July 2017

Welcome to July’s Treasure Box, a monthly collection of interesting articles and reads curated by me! Spider web snuffbox, Paris, 1747-48. ♦ I LOVED Wonder Woman, so I compiled multiple WW related goodies: -So Eugene Brave Rock’s character had a pretty great Easter egg for Blackfoot viewers. Also, the real-life First Nations WWI hero that… Continue reading Treasure Box: July 2017

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Treasure Box: May 2017

Welcome to this month’s Treasure Box! Recurring themes for May were Asian awesomeness (coinciding with Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!) and UC Davis excellence, for no particular reason. Incense box from Edo-period Japan.  ♦ I’m always interested in badass women’s history, and my family’s from Myanmar, so I was doubly interested by this article by Charmaine… Continue reading Treasure Box: May 2017

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Treasure Box: March 2017

It’s that time of the month again! I’m pretty sure this is the biggest Treasure Box so far and without any Atlas Obscura articles either, which I think is a first.) It wasn’t intentional but I think it’s fitting, because March is a great month–Women’s History Month! Snuffbox with miniature of Empress Elizabeth I. Her Wikipedia article… Continue reading Treasure Box: March 2017