Happy Sunday

“Pain is deeper than all thought, Laughter is higher than all pain.” -Elbert Hubbard Happy Sunday. May this week be productive and full of laughter.

House of Light

“Still, what I want in my life is to be willing to be dazzled— to cast aside the weight of facts   and maybe even to float a little above this difficult world.… Continue reading

A Return to Self

  “The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat.… Continue reading

Adventure Aquarium

I am always resistant to going to the Adventure Aquarium as I find it expensive, usually so. At $27 for adults and $20 for kids over 2, it is one of the more… Continue reading

Philly From The Top

Philly opened its latest observation deck at One Liberty called Philly From The Top late last year. With a 360 degree view and a unexpected statue of Ben Franklin, the deck was a delight.… Continue reading

Philadelphia: Sunset from the Train

“I’ve lived a thousand lives: Many lives I lived in love, Other lives I squandered. For in my life I never traveled, All I did was wander.” ― Roman Payne  By the way,… Continue reading

The Blizzard of January 2016

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says… Continue reading

My Virtual Book Shelf: Year of Yes

I have never watched any of her TV shows, but I was aware of Shonda Rhimes, and respected her talent and her determination to bring diversity to the small screen. After hearing how… Continue reading

First Snow of the Season

“Look up . . . From bleakening hills Blows down the light, first breath Of wintry wind . . . look up, and scent The snow!” ― Adelaide Crapsey We had our first… Continue reading

Simple Pleasures

Ari reveling in the start of the first snow of the season this past Sunday. “The purpose of this glorious life, is not simply to endure it, but to soar, stumble and flourish… Continue reading