The greater Philadelphia area has quite a few German-oriented places, making it a great place to observe Oktoberfest on this side of the pond. Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein (http://cannstatter.org/) has got everything you need to celebrate Oktoberfest. Music, dancing, food, rides for the kinder, games, vendors, and, of course, beer! If you need to get your German … More Oktoberfesting in Philadelphia
Quite spontaneously we decided to go to Cape May, New Jersey for the annual Beer and Crab fest. For quite some time, people have been telling me to visit Cape May so we braved the long drive and headed down. Cape May is about an hour and a half from Philadelphia on a good day. … More Crabs and Beer in Cape May, New Jersey
Note: The following post relates to the project requirements for my Foundations in Creativity class. Originally posted to the creativity blog on December 1, 2015. My energy has shifted to finishing the paper and figuring out the Christmas shopping list. I like to get something a little different. To accomplish this I like to patronize … More A Quiet Outing to Fort Mifflin
This post is a long-time coming and will be an ongoing post, updated as new cats are discovered. August 4, 2016 – Two kitties in the window of an Astrologer’s shop. July 21, 2016 – One of our favorite 11th Street, cobbler cats, hard at work. For a while there was one cat but now … More The Fancy Felines of Philadelphia
Philadelphia is known for its murals and public art. Below is one of my favorites. The owner has subsequently painted over it, which is sad but what can you do? Incidentally, this mural is also a Pokestop.