Staycation Visit to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

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During our May Staycation, which I’ll write more about elsewhere, Holly and I returned to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens for the first time in 8 years. The Magic Gardens is a unique exhibit of mixed media, mostly mosaics, by local artist … Continued

November 2020 Update

November began the way October ended as Holly and I enjoyed the last day of Staycation and the Philadelphia Film Festival. We finished the festival by watching The Big Hit, which I noted as among my favorites of the festival … Continued

October 2020 Update

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The centerpiece of October was out annual Staycation. For the past few years, Holly and I have taken off for the Philadelphia Film Festival. We combine that with trying new restaurants, visiting museums, going for walks, and other fun things. … Continued

December 2019 Update

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After a couple of rough Decembers, this year was the more typical fun and busy month. We celebrated Holly’s birthday in what has become a tradition for us: in addition to going out to a nice dinner, we also cook … Continued

October and November 2019 Update

October was a busy month including a long weekend in Baltimore (which I already wrote about) and our annual Staycation which is a combination of attending the Philadelphia Film Festival and trying new-to-us restaurants. As always, the Film Festival was … Continued