An Ornamental History

When you’re a museum fan and an ornament collector, you might end up with a very full Christmas tree. . . Ornaments have long been one of my go-to souvenirs for big trips, so it’s little wonder that my tree is full of a lot of historic house museums. Several years ago, my friend andContinue reading “An Ornamental History”

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”