I have traveled far: life at 9,000 feet

Well, I think I am finally acclimated to the time change here, which is pathetic because it is only 2 hours different from Williamsburg. Basically, I go to sleep earlier and wake up earlier than at home. It feels like an accomplishment. Yesterday, as a break from my research, I went on a hike and ended up accidentally walking 19.5 miles and summiting at 11,000 feet above sea level! It was a little hard to breathe.

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Abstract: Mariah Vaughn

I want to shed light on the way Georgia O’Keeffe lived and interacted with others in her old age. O’Keeffe was a famous and successful artist for most of her career, unlike so many artists whose work becomes famous posthumously. This obviously changed the way she lived within the art world and the world around her. She was able to control her artworks’ market, and she did so with exactitude. She lived a relatively solitary life in her old age, employing only three people at a time to help manage her estate and assist her in daily living.

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