I did it. Well, almost, I’m not quite done. I’ve moved from the United States halfway across the world to New Zealand, and I’m in Auckland for a few days before I begin the final leg of my journey down to Whanganui. The last several weeks have been frantic. I’ve quit my job, sold or … Continue reading Southbound and Down: Don’t Panic!
One of my favorite events in Baltimore is the Great Halloween Lantern Parade, held the Saturday before Halloween in Patterson Park. Organized by the Creative Alliance, the parade takes place just after sundown and features wonderfully bizarre illuminated displays, children showing off the lanterns they made at one of the many workshops leading up to … Continue reading The Great Halloween Lantern Parade
I wandered through the aisles of free books while sipping my glass of red wine and throwing back some cheese cubes. This is heaven, I thought. Then, Oh shit, is it really heaven, did I die? The Book Thing is a place where all the books are free and you can take as many as you want with no conditions … Continue reading The Book Thing
While city life has its challenges, it has even more perks. One of my neighborhood's biggest perks is Patterson Park. At nearly 140 acres, this southeast Baltimore park has playing fields, tennis courts, a swimming pool, an ice rink, pond full of ducks, playgrounds, walking trails, and of course, because it's in Baltimore, a few … Continue reading My backyard