Baby Lift · Ben Glover · Discovery · Mrs. Dikeman · Sam Brannan · Touring · Vietnam · World War II

You Never Know…

It’s been quite a week in the gallery for me. On Friday afternoon I took a friend and her three sisters, all from California, on a tour of the History Gallery. Fridays are my regular day in the gallery with students. I spent the morning on Gold Rush tours and was looking forward to covering… Continue reading You Never Know…

Death · Dias de los Muertos · Discovery · Family · Ofrenda · Touring

Dias de los Muertos 2015

I’m going to put the process for becoming a “full-on” History OMCA docent on hold and look at our current exhibit, Rituals and Remembrance. This year when the opportunity arose to join the training for Dias de los Muertos, I said, “Yes.” Training started in late September and I gathered with fellow docents in the… Continue reading Dias de los Muertos 2015