Longwood Gardens: a Photo Essay

I’m still on the topic of fall break.  (I surely know how to use my vacation days well.)  Well, here we are at our final destination: Longwood Gardens.  I have heard of this place for some time now so it was about time to go.  Started as a Quaker home, turned forest, turned wealthy summer…

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48 Hours in Washington D.C.

A week ago I was returning to work from fall break. What did I do for fall break? Oh, lots. I already told you about my weekend in New York and a post is coming about our trip to Longwood Gardens, but right in the middle, I went to Washington D.C.  My friend Allison flew…

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10 Things Worth Stumbling into in NYC

Six years ago, when I first moved to New York City, I blogged about 10 things worth stumbling into here.  This weekend, I spent three full days in New York visiting friends again and I thought perhaps it was time to update my list.   Here’s the new and improved 10 things worth stumbling into, now that…

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Souvenirs Worth Buying

What’s the stupidest thing you ever bought or took home as a souvenir?  Something that makes you roll your eyes now, or you possibly have already thrown away. For me, it’s this little Vietnamese doll key chain.  It’s too big to use, and yet, I still have it! I’ve also finally decided that I don’t…

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Oh the Places You Can Go… With a Library Pass

Last week I mentioned that I have been doing a summer of field trips.  A segment of these summer adventures have been made possible by the passes that are available to be checked out from the Lancaster Library system.  If you are a Lancaster resident, this is worth checking out!  If not, these places are…

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