Category Archives: Around Town

Jazz Baby

The first week at the new job went really well. I spent a lot of time doing research, writing, and I coded some prototypes. I’m just generally getting settled into some new technologies I’ll be working with. Really great people, … Continue reading

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A Day on Baltimore Ave

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Pumpkinfest 2011

Doylestown was within the sphere of where I’d travel when I was in high school. I had a lot friends up that way, and I was always more interested in driving towards the mountains, than the city, so I spent … Continue reading

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Greensgrow CSA Began Today

Oh, sure, we’ve got vegetables. 

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Philadelphia, Numbers, Baby, and Baseball

Lucy was born on a day Roy Halladay pitched. I was feeling pretty confident going into the operating room that day. I figured, hey, Halladay is pitching this afternoon – what could possibly go wrong? (I figured the worst case scenario was … Continue reading

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More Old-Timey Baseball at the Smith Civil War Memorial

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Opening Day of Trout Season, Along the Wissahickon

Wissahickon Creek forms one of the major water sheds of Philadelphia. Rising in Montgomery County near Pottsville, it runs about 23 miles, passing through Philadelphia before emptying into the Schuylkill River at the south/east end of Manayunk. Like many other … Continue reading

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Athletic Baseball Club of Philadelphia vs. Elkton Eclipse

I dropped by a make-shift 19th century baseball field in Fairmount Park on Sunday to catch my first game put on by the Mid-Atlantic Vintage Baseball League, a contest between the Athletic Baseball Club of Philadelphia and the Elkton Eclipse of Maryland. … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Ethiopian Cooking

I can’t quite remember the first time I had Ethiopian cooking, although I seem to think it probably happened when I moved into the city, about 11 years ago now. I can’t even remember when I decided I liked it … Continue reading

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Cobbs Creek/Darby Creek Watershed

Too late to ice fish, too early to trout fish, and no baseball on TV, so a car adventure would have to be sufficient to quench my outdoor cravings on this chilly and dreary mid-February day. The wife and I spent a … Continue reading

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