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Writing Exercise: Visiting a Painting in the Art Institute of Chicago

“The room is quiet, and it seems quiet even when compared to a library. You hear the soft padding and occasional squeaking of rubber soles on parquet floors, a pencil shading grey-and-black trees on a sketchpad, and the moving air in the HVAC ductwork high overhead.” Continue reading

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Nighttime in Berlin

The streets of Berlin’s neighborhoods always seem to be crowded, and the eateries do their best business in many sectors between 10pm and 2am. The trains are crowded all over the city until late at night. While walking one city … Continue reading

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