Author Archives for Julie Tetel Andresen

Bull City

Bull City, NC – A Holy Moly Moment

October 12, 2018 6:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Bull City = Durham, North Carolina. If you’re curious, read how Durham got its nickname. Me, I’m more interested in what’s happening here now. Look at the title image again. I can hardly imagine a more ordinary building.  Let’s call it ‘unpreposessing.’ The address is 1107 West Main Street, and it... read more

infamous Romanians

Infamous Romanians: Guess My Top Five

September 14, 2018 6:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I’ve done Famous Romanians and Illustrious Romanians. Now it’s time for Infamous Romanians. The inspiration for this blog came from a court ruling earlier this week in Alba Iulia, Romania. For the title image I chose Vlad Țepeș (Vlad the Impaler), who was the model for Dracula. It’s from a... read more

Urban Spaces: A Look at Bucharest

September 11, 2018 3:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Urban Spaces Title Image: From the collection Dan Perjovschi Post R (1995) at the Nasher Museum, Duke University. Gift of Kristine Stiles. The caption reads: Always Between Two Empires Perjovschi is making a political point about Romania’s always squeezed position in the world. If you do not know his work,... read more