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I suppose I feel a bit silly admitting that I completely stumbled upon this tomb, and was surprised to learn that Audubon lived in Washington Heights. The neighborhood features an Audubon Ballroom (where Malcolm X was murdered),  an Audubon Avenue, and Audubon Terrace.  Yet when I happened upon this my reaction was “Audubon lived here? […]

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  Much like Ohio State,* Catholic University proudly insists on the “The” and its full name – The Catholic University of America. I became acutely aware of this when I had the pleasure of attending their graduation ceremony in Washington D.C. last month in honor of my niece. The building above is the National Shrine of […]

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  The post title is a bit of a mouthful, but Our Lady of Šiluva is the first Apparition of the Blessed Mother in Europe, occurring in 1608. Šiluva  is a small town in Lithuania. At the time of the apparition, the region was controlled by Calvinists who oppressed the Catholic Church and the appearance of Mary […]

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  This is Teachers College, Columbia University fronting along W.120th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway, taken from the north end of Columbia’s Main Campus which is elevated above ground level at this point.  The two towers you see beyond Teacher’s College are from Union Theological Seminary (the smaller on the left) and The Riverside Cathedral. […]

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