Monthly Archives: April 2017

Philadelphia, Part Seven

Timeline: March 18-27 As planned, our last day in Chincoteague started early with breakfast at the Best Western, than a drive into the refuge to park at the trailhead for the Marsh and Wildlife Trails. We opted to start with the Marsh Trail, a short half mile walk that took us out into the heart […]

Philadelphia, Part Six

Timeline: March 18-27 With a relatively short drive to Baltimore to visit our Nephew Jed, we took our time leaving Philadelphia, making a stop at the Starbucks across the corner from the apartment for a large latté and one of their consistently good breakfast sandwiches before retrieving the car from the parking lot. The drive […]

Philadelphia, Part Five

  Timeline: March 18-27 Determined to see several sights our last day in Philadelphia, we were out early on our way to the first stop of the day, the Mutter Museum.  Diligent sightseeing requires adequate sustenance though and so we dropped by Miel Patisserie for a late breakfast.  We opted for the Le Parisien, Ham, […]

Philadelphia, Part Four

Timeline: March 18-27 We took our time getting out the next day, performing personal errands and just generally being lazy.  Around late morning we walked over to the Reading Terminal Market to get some lunch, knowing that we wouldn’t be eating dinner until close to 7pm that night.  Being a Wednesday, it was much less […]

Philadelphia, Part Three

Timeline: March 18-27 We would change things up on Tuesday as Jim was leaving for home and I’d be moving to an Airbnb rental on Spruce St near 18th, just around the corner from the Monk’s Café.  Having arranged for a late checkout, Jim and I pulled away from the hotel at 1pm and I […]

Philadelphia, Part Two

  Timeline: March 18-27 Monday, the first full day of the conference would be a busy one, stretching into the evening as we had plans to celebrate the upcoming wedding of James, a former UNCC colleague now happily and successfully integrated into life in South Alabama. Our first order of business in the morning was […]