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Friday Futurecast: VirtualCons

I’m at Phoenix ComicFest today and I couldn’t help but think about future conferences. Gazing into my magic ball, I see people attending virtual conferences. Like most things the tech will arise from the porn industry—giving sensory and full stimulus … Continue reading

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The Railway

I love trains. Thankfully, the hubbinator does as well, and one of the things we’ve always wanted to do was ride the Verde Canyon Railway during the Fall, to you know, see those colors everyone else always brags about. Right … Continue reading

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Arizona Copper Art Museum, Part 4

I’m sure some of you are ready for me to move along, so I’m certain a few of you will be happy to know this is the last post on the Copper Museum. And, while I often draw upon history … Continue reading

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The Arizona Copper Art Museum, Part 3

Now, if you know anything about cooking, you probably know that many consider copper pans the ‘gold’ standard in pots and pans. The museum didn’t disappoint and had a huge room devoted to cooking and copper. They had exhibits that … Continue reading

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Arizona Copper Art Museum Part 2

After the room full of World War 1 trench art, we followed the copper footprints into other rooms where copper was celebrated as a design element. I’ll admit to a fascination with pressed tin ceilings, but I love, love, love … Continue reading

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Arizona Copper Art Museum, Part 1

Growing up in Arizona, I quickly learned the 5 C’s that drive our state’s economy. They are citrus, cattle, cotton, copper, and climate (also known as tourism). I suppose it is no surprise given that we were in mining country … Continue reading

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The Mining Museum

Given that Jerome was literally built atop a mine, it should come as no surprise that there is a mining museum along the main drag of the town. It’s not a very large museum but they did manage to capture … Continue reading

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