preservation

preservation

May 16, 2012

A lyrical essay in which Gordon Hempton reminds the reader of what we can find inside ourselves through nature and how it makes us better listeners too. A must-read.

May 07, 2012

A Twitterscript recap of our interview with the man who is trying to preserve the last quiet places.

January 03, 2012

The process of conserving The Jefferson Bible is interesting in its own right, and reading it is even more intriguing.

January 20, 2011

Hunt's Bay Jewish Cemetery

At the outskirts of Kingston lies Hunts Bay Jewish Cemetery, Jamaica’s oldest burial ground still in use today. The cemetery has recently been inventoried and mapped, and is now a Jamaica National Heritage Trust Site. Inventory work continues this month on another cemetery in Jamaica, the Orange Street Jewish Cemetery, a 200-year-old bet haim (“house of life”).

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October 29, 2008

A monk makes the case to the pop culture digerati that his Catholic brothers have been on the cutting edge of technology for centuries.

October 11, 2007

The foundation has been laid and now the heavy lifting begins for second-year students at the Rural Studio. They completely dismantled St. Luke's Episcopal Church (circa 1854) last year and cataloged all its elements — from mortise & tenon beams to cut nails. Then, they loaded up the truck and relocated the structure near its original location in Cahawba, the first capital of Alabama.