weekend adventures

the temperatures in philly this weekend reached the upper 70's. this obviously called for numerous walks and excursions to soak up the last taste of summer before winter weather. keeley and i, jane, started our weekend with a saturday morning walk to coffee and pastries at la columbe and sweet freedom. sweet freedom is known… Continue reading weekend adventures

day trip to philly

although i've explored downtown philadelphia many times, my day trip on labor day felt unlike my other adventures. i took the train in the morning with no specific schedule or agenda, other than a craving for a good cheesesteak. this gave me a lot of flexibility in where to go and what to see. abby… Continue reading day trip to philly

an afternoon in philly

i (jane) am in philadelphia ! i got here in the afternoon and was able to spend a few hours downtown touring around. we made the most of our only evening here and ended up walking 8.3 miles but enjoyed every step. we started at independence park and the liberty bell. obviously a must for first… Continue reading an afternoon in philly

laura’s mission trip in philadelphia

blogging about a trip has taught me to organize pictures and summarize the adventures. this mission trip through my church/elementary school was incredible. i laughed, cried, sang, toured, rarely slept (dirty floors are not as comfortable as beds, let me tell you), worked, prayed, and built stronger relationships with old classmates that by the end… Continue reading laura’s mission trip in philadelphia