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Weekend Expeditions

We had a very nice weekend, beginning with good news on Friday afternoon: Joe got a job at the LL Bean in King of Prussia Mall! It's part time for now, but Joe is very happy to be employed again. Saturday we continued our research of the area pubs and breweries, this time going to the Craft Ale House in Limerick. I mean, really; how can you not go to a joint named the Craft... Read more →

Roads and Risks

This week two of my favorite people have written about choices and risks -- making them, taking them -- wondering what would have happened had a certain choice gone another way or a certain chance had been had not been taken. I can relate. What if I'd given in when my mother wanted me to stay home rather than join the circus? For one thing, I would not -- could not! -- have written my... Read more →

Funk It Up

Day before yesterday I saw a posting on the Little Feat Facebook page. I casually mentioned it to Joe -- "Hey, Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett are appearing at the Ardmore Music Hall tomorrow!' -- and then forgot about it and went to work. A couple hours later I got a text: "We've got two tickets to the Ardmore Music Hall for tomorrow's show!" Is it any wonder that I love this man? So we... Read more →

Back to Betzwood

Last night we went to the Betzwood Silent Film Festival, held on the campus of Montgomery County Community College. It was fabulous! You may remember from this post that we live on the site of the Betzwood Studios, which was owned by Siegmund Lubin. The studios produced dozens of silent movies in the early years of the 20th century. Each year the college hosts a silent film festival featuring some of the existing movies. Last... Read more →