Rain & Relaxation >> Sunday Sense

Let the rain kiss you Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops Let the rain sing you a lullaby   ~~Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967)  American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. It is a rainy, gray Sunday in Connecticut. Normally, I’m Continue Reading →

Moving Back Home: Hail Storms, shared spaces, and more

It might be the best/worst/most regrettable/most financially necessary decision I have ever made – I have moved back into my parents’ home. Moving proved to be an adventure in itself as I faced tornado-spawning thunderstorm that rained hail down on the moving truck as I drove up I-81 in Pennsylvania Continue Reading →

Susquehanna River Top Most Threatened for 2011

Pennsylvania has landed the top spot on a national list, but unfortunately the list is America’s Most Endangered Rivers. According to the national environmental group American Rivers, the Susquehanna River is America’s most endangered river . The group said the Susquehanna is being damaged by hydraulic fracturing, also known as Continue Reading →

Graduated again! Just like that, life changes…

Graduated! May 14th, 2011! I can hardly believe how quickly it seems to have happened. In August of 2009, I moved to Pennsylvania. I still remember flopping onto my bed & breathing a big sigh after I dropped of my parents, and later The Girlfriend (now, The Fiancée) at the Continue Reading →

Lucas Carpenter & Mark Rose at Folklore Coffee & Co.

Tonight, I got to enjoy the sweet sounds of Lucas Carpenter and Mark Rose at Folklore Coffee & Co. With a $5 cover charge, a chance to eat great food & better coffee, this was definitely an event worth coming out for. A Pennsylvania native, Lucas’s sound is refreshingly innovative Continue Reading →

The Stink Bug Invasion 2010

WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS DRAMATIZATIONS OF REAL LIFE EVENTS! Before moving to Pennsylvania I had never encountered a stink bug before. The brown marmorated stink bug is an invader and was not previously a resident of North America. It was apparently accidentally introduced into eastern Pennsylvania, probably from a shipment Continue Reading →

My Summer Vacation in Pictures

Since Labor Day effectively represents the end of my summer vacation I’ve decided to put up a post that depicts my summer vacation as a photo board. If it is true that a picture is worth a thousand words, you should be able to glean more from the photos than Continue Reading →