Monthly Archives: October 2010

PMOP asks DC Geologist Callan Bentley: “What in God’s name is that in the museum’s amethyst?”

The amethyst is one of those mysterious artifacts in the museum collection that should be explainable.  There are plenty of American Indian tools on display whose purpose will  forever be open to speculation.  But the amethyst recovered 10 feet below … Continue reading

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Harvesting and cooking Bananas at the PMOP Washington, DC

Here is a video that shows harvesting a banana plant and cooking the fruit.

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Safe and Sound

Peace Mobile report from Maryland:   “she’s comfy and safe at her new digs”

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VW Peace Mobile Shrine in the Palisades

My neighbor and friend Janice Kaplan made a shrine to memorialize her prized artifact that moved on to hopefully greener pastures.  Some loving patrons have taken the van to Montgomery County where plans for it’s restoration are being hatched. The … Continue reading

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Rift on the Past as Impediment for Revenue

As priorities go, I think our society regards History with ever declining interest.   It was heartening therefore to see another person, Scott Jordan, whom I’ve never met but appears a kindred spirit in the video below.  Besides sharing obviously … Continue reading

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Toys in the Yard

Pictured above is my eldest son’s most prized artifact from the home collection.  I found this a few years back while planting grape vines, and in spite of it’s 18-inch depth, it showed little sign of having been lodged in … Continue reading

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Dept. of Parks and Rec No Trespassing Sign at Palisades Park

Here is a no trespassing sign whose stated purpose is to protect the archeology of the site.  The sign apparently does not apply to motorist that are suppose to use the area as a temporary parking site.  My friend Nick … Continue reading

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