Category Archive: Philadelphia

Canoeing Down the Brandywine River

I had on my summer bucket list this year, going canoeing or kayaking down a river. I did it about 10 years ago and remember having fun. We went back to Northbrook Canoe… Continue reading

Sunflower Field; Philly

A car wash about an hour west of Philadelphia’s downtown has created for the past few summers a sunflower field next to its business and it is gorgeous. The field is open to… Continue reading

Happy Easter

“Then came the healing time, hearts started to shine, soul felt so fine, oh what a freeing time it was.” ― Aberjhani  

Early Spring: Fairmount Park Horticultural Center

Spring has finally sprung and the cherry blossoms are out in the Fairmount Park. It is so good to see flowers after a very long winter.

Reading Underground

Yesterday I explored a part of the now defunct Reading Railway line in center city. We ventured underground at the point where the Reading trains went underground into the city to Reading Terminal… Continue reading

Philadelphia: Eastern State Penitentiary

In the nearly 14 years I lived in Philadelphia, I have never visited the famed Eastern State Penitentiary which at one point housed the notorious Al Capone. The Penitentiary when it opened in 1829… Continue reading

Charming Spaces: Terrain & Baldwin’s Book Barn

Last week I visited 2 charming spaces outside of Philly that filled me with inspiration. Baldwin’s Book Barn is a book store housed in a barn over 5 floors. Its creaky, quaint and… Continue reading

Philadelphia: A Roof Deck View

On Sunday, I attended a get together which was held on top of one of the residential buildings downtown which had a rooftop deck. The views of Philadelphia were gorgeous; before and during… Continue reading

A quick trip to Academy of Natural Sciences

Yesterday temperatures went over 100 degrees so previous outdoor plans were cancelled. We took refuge to the Academy of Natural Sciences to see the dinosaurs but everyone had the same idea even though… Continue reading

Powerful: Truth to Power Pop-Up Exhibition

I am so sorry for the radio silence around here. Lots going on mentally so I haven’t had the chance to blog some of the more recent events such as a birthday trip… Continue reading