Category Archives: around Philadelphia

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes.

Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to use this blog more as a professional mouthpiece as I prepare to go on the job market in the fall, and less as a dumping ground for music videos and mastermixes … Continue reading

Posted in around Philadelphia, history, mixes | Leave a comment

GILEAD

From the hilarious website Better Book Titles: The whole site cracks me up, but I liked this one in particular because I’ve been a big Margaret Atwood fan since reading The Blind Assassin in college, and I’ve often thought that … Continue reading

Posted in around Philadelphia, iced coffee, Things that make me laugh out loud in crowded coffee shops. | Leave a comment

Get back on the damn horse.

My bad.  I accidentally let this blog lapse for, um, about five months.  For that I apologize to you, my loyal readers.  And by “my loyal readers” I mean “Grandma.” (Hi, Grandma!) I’m telling you, I had the best intentions … Continue reading

Posted in around Philadelphia, bikes, running | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

FRANKENBIKE!!

Although I’ve been riding a bike to commute since I moved to Philadelphia, and in 2007 I spent the summer biking from Virginia to Oregon, I shamefacedly must admit that I don’t know a whole lot about bike repair.  I … Continue reading

Posted in around Philadelphia, bikes | Leave a comment

Trail Running, or, Hiking… TO THE EXTREME!!

This spring I took a stab at something rather new to me: trail running.  My first was Pretzel City Sports’ Ugly Mudder back in February, followed by the Mt. Penn Mudfest in April, and I was pretty much hooked from … Continue reading

Posted in around Philadelphia, running | 4 Comments

Bicycles of the Apocalypse

On Saturday I went to check out the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, but I got there pretty late in the day, so I missed the procession of human-powered contraptions and only got a few snapshots of people chilling with their … Continue reading

Posted in around Philadelphia, bikes, food, urban farming | 2 Comments