“Golden Hand” – Tamara Bower’s Lucky Accident

On the afternoon of Friday, May 6th, I attended a presentation called “The Mummy Makers of Egypt” presented by Tamara Bower who is a technical illustrator for archaeologists. This job is particularly important because artifacts in Egypt cannot be removed from their country. What Tamara does is take several...

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The Prince of Egypt – Was it all an Illusion?

Religion is defined as “an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to worship a god or a group of gods” according to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary. The movie “The Prince of Egypt,” is a blatant mockery of the the religion of ancient Egypt. The film is supposed to depict...

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Remembering Iffy ( under construction)

  Iffy was a gift from my mother and my grandmother for my 10th birthday. She was a Shetland Sheepdog who was born April 2, 2002 and became my best friend on May 25 of that same year. Growing up my mom had two of her own, and I would...

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Ending a Life to Find Happiness?

I recently read a text called The Man Who Was Weary of Life that is said to have been written during the Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. This is in Simpson’s “The Literature of Ancient Egypt” on pages 178- 187. The text is an autobiography of a man in Ancient Egypt...

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