Blossom Season

Lots of early spring plants are flowering on the East Coast so their stinky pollen fills the air. It's worth it to see some color on the trees, I think: Also: Happy National Poetry Month! On the first day of spring, my order of heirloom seeds arrived: It just so happened that during the first… Continue reading Blossom Season

Post of Delights

I was going to begin this post with a snarky statement like: Did you know Philadelphia exists outside of sports? Here are things I did in Philly and its surrounding area that weren't related to football ... But then, I did feel a lot of love for sports fans while I wrote this funny piece… Continue reading Post of Delights

Nothing Gonna Break My Stride

I held off as long as I could, but 2023 began with my first experience with COVID. Spending the short, dark, post-holiday days without going outside at all, mostly sleeping, was quite disorienting. I honestly can't say I've ever experienced such a long illness, certainly not in adulthood. Around Day 8 I was sick of… Continue reading Nothing Gonna Break My Stride

PRE-Winter Season

TECHNICALLY, we are in autumn until this Wednesday. But you could've fooled me! It's beginning to look a lot like ... Work meant festive crafts with kiddos this week: First weekend of December: PAX Unplugged Philly. What if we kissed under the giant inflatable Pikachu at PAX Unplugged 2022? Another scene from Pax Unplugged: And… Continue reading PRE-Winter Season