wandering valentines

I 100% see the logic in looking at Valentine’s Day as a cliche, non-important holiday. But we use it, as so many other couples, as time to hang out and enjoy each-other’s company anyway. We go all out most years, and this year we made it a weekend endeavor, combining various, somewhat local travel excursions. Matt did the planning, and it … More wandering valentines

post-christmas philly

It’s been a while. Too long. The blogging has (temporarily) commenced, but our travels, thankfully, have not. For personal reasons, it’s been a bit more difficult to get anywhere too far from our normal lives, but we’ve ventured as much as we could. This post is more of a remembrance of a good trip than a fresh-out-of-travel-bliss … More post-christmas philly

summer philadelphia

The seasons of Philadelphia all offer their own type of wonderful. As a teacher, I probably spend the most time out and about in Philly during the summer months, as both days and nights are available for exploration. This summer has been awesome because although the days have been quite hot, the nights are cool and beautiful, … More summer philadelphia

old city

A walk through Old City is what a person really needs to get the feel of the history and wonder of Philly. It is amazing to get off a subway 20 minutes after leaving the house and step into one of the most famous pieces of our country. Old City is a must-see for anyone … More old city

Brewerytown

In case you’re wondering, yes, Brewerytown is a neighborhood in Philadelphia. I had the pleasure of perusing the area with some friends on one of the initial warm days of 2016, and would recommend it. But, only to those of us whom are up for perusing an area that is not consistently picturesque. In other words, … More Brewerytown

Northern Liberties

In an attempt for one of us to get work done and the other to explore (with some quality time in between), we headed out for Northern Liberties. Just a subway ride away from West Philly (about 25 minutes), we arrived a bit after lunch time. So glad we took the trip out. The walk from the subway … More Northern Liberties