Author: John Van Camp (John Van Camp)

Try, and Avoid “Try and”
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Try, and Avoid “Try and”

The grey skies above send down a torrential force of rain that seemed never-ending. For three days and nights, it seemed the sky had cried. For what reason, I couldn’t guess; more than likely any number of reasons could have set it off.

Read an Audiobook?
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Read an Audiobook?

Recently, I found myself struggling to get through Dune by Frank Herbert. Not having much experience with heavy, world-based science fiction novels, my initial excitement to read all about the desert planet of Arrakis quickly turned into confusion and constant backtracking.

Visiting A Gallery
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Visiting A Gallery

Imagine that you are a newbie art critic about to launch yourself into the reviewing game. You want to cover a new exhibit at the Serpentine Gallery, a startup in your city’s trendiest district.

Activities from Harrison Waits
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Activities from Harrison Waits

Now that the weather is starting to resemble spring (depending on your location, of course), kids who have been cooped up too long are wanting to explore outside, enjoy the sunshine, and maybe even see their friends.

Reviewing Art: Museums and Galleries
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Reviewing Art: Museums and Galleries

This may come as no surprise, but most Americans rarely venture into art galleries and museums. Adventurous vacationers may dash into museums such as the Louvre for quickie tours of iconic artworks—who doesn’t want to mention having seen the Mona Lisa? —but for the most part they stay out of commercial art galleries because they feel intimidated.

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