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Getty Field Trip

September 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

Gentle readers will recall that Kongo loves field trips with his two granddaughters.  This week the monkey climbed aboard a school bus with 22 budding classical scholars [...]

Top O’ Topanga

September 24, 2017 // 2 Comments

High above the San Fernando Valley, home of Valley Girls, most of the world’s pornography business, 2.9 million people and the 1994 Northridge earthquake is a L.A. Park [...]

Roman Monkey Garden Tour

August 5, 2017 // 2 Comments

So, a few blogs ago Kongo let it slip out that he was now a docent at the Getty Villa in Malibu.  The Villa is part of the Getty Museum complex in Los Angeles.  The Villa [...]

Liver Reading for Dummies

May 28, 2017 // 4 Comments

Just when you thought it was safe to visit a museum, the Getty Villa in Malibu, California turned a bunch of Haruspices loose on an unsuspecting public.  A Haruspex, in [...]