Celebrating a Centennial in the Dunes

Celebrating a Centennial in the Dunes

Where are all the people? I had to wonder. Here I am, I thought, an hour from the Chicago Loop. It is the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service. I’m in a national park in the midst of the third largest metropolitan region in the country. The lake is so...
Modern Nineteenth-Century Lady Naturalist

Modern Nineteenth-Century Lady Naturalist

I’m calling what I do urban #sciart performance, historical interpretation. And I’m saying I’m qualified to do it because I was an English major with a minor in Marine Science, and I went to graduate school for Museum Studies, and most important: I am a big nerd. I...