New moon

New moon

Personal update... So, it's official: I'm moving to my own place in mid April. It's been a process. Lots of paperwork, running errands, figuring things out, asking for help, etc... and worst of all, talking to strangers and getting over social anxiety. I thought I wasn't strong enough; now I look back and realize it [...]

Grounds for sculpture

Grounds for sculpture

I spent the weekend with my friends Laura Sofia and Connie. Saturday, we went to a really trippy place called Grounds for Sculpture which is like a park and an art museum at the same time, but the art is very strange and random. It was so much fun. And then Gabby joined us later [...]

Fastnachts 2020

Fastnachts 2020

Today I was with my relatives for the annual fastnacht-baking festival. Fastnachts are traditional Pennsylvania Dutch doughnuts made from potatoes. The dough is cut, rises, and then we fry it. Before: After: Traditionally they are eaten on "fat Tuesday" in preparation for Lent. We just eat them fresh off the fryer. And there's always plenty [...]

Sunshine Blogger Award!

Sunshine Blogger Award!

Hey friends! I was nominated by Steve`s Country for the Sunshine Blogger award! Thanks, dude -- he is a phenomenal nature blogger who is super active on WordPress -- always pleasant, cheerful, & sunny! πŸ™‚ The Sunshine Blogger Award Rules: Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you and provide a link back to their blogList the [...]