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Quote of the Day

“And out of that hopeless attempt has come nearly all that we call human history—money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery—the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy.” 
― C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

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“I’d rather be a rising ape than a falling angel.” 
― Terry Pratchett

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“You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain.” 
― Tom Hiddleston

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“Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.” 
― Albert Camus

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“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” 
― Elbert Hubbard

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Historical Map Lining Removal

Map-Lining-Removal

I recently had the privilege of performing conservation treatment on a historical map of South Carolina and Georgia. The treatment process involved washing the map to remove the old linen lining, treating the map to reduce staining and discoloration, and then relining it with Japanese tissue. The following is a video I made documenting part of the process. Enjoy!