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The Beard

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Some people grow their beard for religion, others grow it for sex appeal. I decided to grow my beard to remember my friend. A year ago today, Bill and I were looking at some pictures when I saw one of … Continue reading

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Jessie

And We’re BACK!!

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FINALLY! It’s been over four months and we are finally settled in our new home in Toronto. Here is a very small peak into our adventures and what Andrew and I were up to. Enjoy!

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Culture,Travel

End of the World Road Trip!

Image by Joshy Robots

I know I haven’t posted in a while, but it’s because I am about to embark on the roadtrip of a lifetime! Andrew and I are moving from Australia to Toronto, Canada, and have decided to take our time (3 … Continue reading

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Travel

How to build a community

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Lovin this little piece of wisdom. I was at a house party near UNR a couple years back when I saw this list on a poster. I was in the habit of carrying a notepad everywhere with me so I … Continue reading

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Community

Fresh Air

Infograph by Matt Stiles

One of the things I miss the most about the US is driving to work in the morning and listening to NPR. The Australian equivalent, the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Company), doesn’t do it for me but their BBC casts keep … Continue reading

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Community,Design

Go Idlewild

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For an assignment in grad school my professor made us construct sentences from typefaces found in everyday life (signs, manhole covers, etc.) Ever since then I’ve found myself  seeing great (as well as terrible) type all around me. When I saw this … Continue reading

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Community,Culture,Design

The Map Library

Detail from the Goldfiled map from the Mary B. Ansari Map Library at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Maybe it’s the traveler in me or the eagle scout, but I could look at old maps all day long…which is exactly what I have been doing thanks to The Mary B. Ansari Map Library at the University of Nevada, … Continue reading

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Community,History,UNR

The Jessie A. Turner Memorial Scholarship

Photo by Billy Turner

Last night, the first Jessie A. Turner Memorial scholarship was presented at the annual Savitt Awards dinner. It was given to Katie Hippert, a Public Relations student at the Reynolds School of Journalism. Katie was joined by her parents along with Jessie’s … Continue reading

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Community,Jessie,UNR

Sarah Morris’ Las Vegas

MGM Grand (Las Vegas), 1999. Household gloss paint on canvas. Copyright Sarah Morris

It was my first time at the Guggenheim (the one in New York, not the one that used to be in the Venetian) and as I made my way up the atrium, the above painting made me stop in  my … Continue reading

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Art,Culture

By Land and Sea

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This is the first photo I took of Carolyn….how telling. Especially since she is embarking on a 3-month journey from Switzerland to Reno all on bicycle. I still remember the first time I met Carolyn Van Lydegraf. It was years … Continue reading

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Posted by: on 14.12.2017 in Recreation,Travel

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