Hope you’re all having a lovely holiday! These last two weeks of the year always make me a feel like a kid again; I relish the chance to relax and recharge, and not having to be on any sort of schedule! This December was a whirlwind. It always is, but this year more than others. There […]
City Hall is one of Philadelphia’s most prominent buildings. Located at the exact center of founding father William Penn’s plans for the city, it was constructed from 1871 to 1901. In order to emphasize the political importance of Philadelphia, the architect John McArthur, Jr. designed City Hall to be the tallest building in the world, […]
Last weekend, Angela and I headed up to central Pennsylvania to visit Denise, and to celebrate homecoming at our alma mater, Penn State. After 3.5 hours in the car, we made out way to University Park, PA, otherwise known as Happy Valley! The girls had taken a day off, so Friday morning was spent lingering […]
My friend Jon and I got tickets to see the Alabama Shakes Monday night. We decided to make a night of it (go big or go home), so we made pre-concert dinner plans as well. As luck would have it, it happened to be Philadelphia Restaurant Week.
A funny thing happens when you travel for an extended period of time. You start missing all the things that make home special. The things that you may have taken for granted, or perhaps not even noticed before. Your perspective starts to change. Everything becomes a lot clearer and brighter, as if a switch were […]