Hydrogen: Keeping It Light This Week

We are prepping to rearrange our apartment by moving most of our furniture and junk to storage – not a small feat in 450 square feet. Our building is a former tuberculosis sanitorium, where each family had to have at least one member with TB to live here. Read more about the Cherokee here.

This is actually a ceramic tile for purchase at Zazzle.com, if you feel the need.


About Becky Fifield

Becky Fifield is a cultural heritage professional with 25 years experience in institutions large and small. She is currently Head of Collection Management for the Special Collections of the New York Public Library. An advocate for preventive conservation, Ms. Fifield is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation, Chair of the AIC Collection Care Network, and former Chair of Alliance for Response NYC. She is also a scholar of 18th century female unfree labor and dress. There's a bit of pun in the title The Still Room, delineating a quiet space brimming with the ingredients of memory, where consideration, analysis, and wordcraft can take place. Ms. Fifield’s interests include museum practice, dress history, historic preservation, transit, social and women’s history, food, current events, geneaology, roadtrips, and considerations on general sense of place. Becky and her husband, Dr. V, live in the Hudson Valley.