Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Creaky Elevator

We just got back from a weekend trip to New York City, which I am dying to write about, but until I get the pictures in order this little entry will have to do. This is a little recording of … Continue reading

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Living Large in a Small Apartment

In Ann Arbor, our apartment is close to 1,000 sq ft, has 10-foot ceilings, and two porches…lots of space to relax.  Here in Philadelphia, we have figured out that our apartment is probably around 500 sq ft.  (It is a … Continue reading

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Sylvia’s doing just fine.

More than one person has asked me about how Sylvia Plath, our cat, is doing. I’d say she is settling in just fine. We had to buy cloth napkins from the dollar store in order to protect the chair cushions … Continue reading

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Not to be missed: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

We were wandering our way to the Italian Market, claiming to be oldest and largest working outdoor market in the United States, and I was planning on writing about what we saw and did there.  (My own research puts Eastern … Continue reading

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I work here.

I am pretty excited to share these pictures I took of City Hall.  If you ever get a chance to visit, this building is the tallest free-standing masonry building in the world.  It is really neat to get to work … Continue reading

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My Favoritest Thing in Our Philadelphia Apartment: the Gnome Door

We had an uneventful ride to Philadelphia, even if we did start two and a half hours later than we wanted to AND we missed 826’s Robo Karaoke.  (Boo.)  We arrived in Philadelphia, where it was 90 degrees at 11:00 … Continue reading

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Always wear your bike helmet…

Just a few weeks ago, my friend Carrie Hensel gave me a talking to for not wearing my bike helmet.  The way she saw it, not wanting to mess up your new salon hairdo was an insufficient reason to not … Continue reading

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