I could have stayed all there. I am FASCINATED with the Maya — yes, because they are among my ancestors, but also because of their iconography, their utterly unique world-view. In my next life I’ll be a Mayan archeologist. (And then maybe Aaron will be a poet? Ha!)
They also had a glorious Día de los Muertos display:
Attached to the Peabody is the Harvard Museum of Natural History. It is a fantastic collection:
This is etched aquamarine crystal. It reminds me of a poem I wrote once about ice. I’ll have to share it one day.
Just like dim sum, I have yet to find a good Portuguese restaurant in Minnesota. Which is a DAMN shame. Portuguese peeps, please, I beg and implore you!
We had chouriço and fava beans to start: