DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 4): Connect with U.S. Stamps:
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Description of Subject Matter: Connect with U.S. Stamps
September 22, 2013 – Permanent
In this interactive area, learn how stamp content, design, and production have changed over time and how modern U.S. stamps reflect the nation’s identity. Explore your own connections with stamps. At three touchscreen tables, sort through the museum’s collection and create your own stamp collection based on the topics that interest you most. Create your own stamp designs. Videos feature stamp designers talking about their craft, collectors explaining what they collect and why, and footage showing how stamps are produced.
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2021 photos: This year was filled with hope. Yes, the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us but it was hoped that restoring sanity to the White House. the rapid vaccine role-out, and a government that finally cared would put things back to normal again. But the force was strong in the evil anti-vaxxer movement and the virus variants made quick use of that so we're still dealing with this crap. Plus the continued impact of the Trump putsch attempt... Sigh.
Trips this year:
(May, October) After getting fully vaccinated, I made two trips down to Asheville, NC to visit my dad and his wife Dixie, and
(mid-July) I made a quick trip up to Stockbridge, MA to see the Norman Rockwell Museum again as well as Daniel Chester French's place @ Chesterwood.
Number of photos taken this year: about 283,000, slightly up from 2020 but still really low.
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