The Goddess of the Schuykill

This evening the god of the north wind Boreas and the god of the west wind Zephyrus vie in all of t…

The Soft Underbelly of the City

"What is the heart's purpose in watching the garden of the world? Picking flowers with you…

A Couple Days in Manhattan

...Are good for the soul. I highly recommend an architectural tour of the island by boat to deepen y…

Beautiful People

Yeah, there are indeed a lot of crappy people. But there are also beautiful people. Those who radia…

Song of Myself

The AIDS Memorial in Greenwich Village. NYC lost over 100,000 souls to AIDS. The memorial commemora…

Philly Mama

I have no words to add to this. She straightened the box of candy on her head after she managed her…

Beltaine, Malcolm X Day and Mother's Day

Philly is stealing my heart. First off, Mother’s Day is a big deal. I like that. I’m staying in West…

Reclamation Philly 2024

It's hard not to ask what the heck happened. Obviously an economic downturn that affected thous…