The Constitution Center, and Other...

5th Dec, 2013

– Visiting Philadelphia during a government shutdown was a strange thing. The National Parks at the heart of the city – Independence Hall and the Benjamin Franklin Museum – were…

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Honey’s Sit-N-Eat, Northern...

4th Dec, 2013

If you have had a rough night (or perhaps several of them in a row) and you find yourself in Northern Liberties, in Philadelphia, I suggest you go to Honey’s…

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Rocky Steps, The Philadelphia Museum of...

3rd Dec, 2013

If you happen to have the chance to visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art (which is wonderful), here is a bit of advice: run up the steps to the museum.…

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The Rodin Museum, Philadelphia

26th Nov, 2013

– If there was anything I could tell my younger self (besides to maybe consider getting an MRI on your head sometime before the age of 30), it would be…

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Ben Franklin’s Grave, Christ...

21st Nov, 2013

The other day I was jogging. Through a cemetery. – It was awful. The jogging, I mean. The cemetery was lovely. I find them kind of peaceful. I suppose my…

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The Magic Gardens, Philadelphia

19th Nov, 2013

– The thing that I love about humanity, besides Thai food and the tendency to dress our young up as animals, is our commitment to the arts. That as a…

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Rangoon Burmese Restaurant, Philadelphia

18th Nov, 2013

Rand is currently out of town (he left on Sunday morning, and he’ll be back tonight). His absence makes me nervous, because when he is not around, it means that…

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10 Photos From Walking Around...

14th Nov, 2013

We had a rental car in Philadelphia, but still I walked. I walked through downtown, down to the Italian market and back up again. When I got tired, I took…

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The Mutter Museum, Philadelphia

13th Nov, 2013

– I have a persistent and haunting memory from my childhood. I must have been 8 or 9 years old, and I was at the county fair in Florida. County…

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