The joys of data

It’s nice to be proven right. Way back in 2010, back when I was the Director of Education and Gary was still running things, Dallas Heritage Village went through a strategic planning process. The recession was crushing us, and we knew we needed to make some dramatic changes. We made a few key decisions thatContinue reading “The joys of data”

Baby Boom: Motherhood and Museums

As a member of the Small Museums Committee for the American Association for State and Local History, I write quarterly blog posts for our blog.  One just posted, and it’s already getting some attention.  In it, I share some stories of friends and their recent experiences surrounding their maternity leave.  It’s some frustrating stuff, andContinue reading “Baby Boom: Motherhood and Museums”

Notes to Self

Just returned from Louisville, where I was attending the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History.  And before I get back involved with the day to day of running Dallas Heritage Village, here are a few notes to myself I’d like to make for next year’s conference in Detroit. Don’t agreeContinue reading “Notes to Self”