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almost scammed

Perusing craigslist for apartments the other day I came across an unbelievable deal: The Metropolitan, 117 North 15th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 with 2 bedrooms, 1 living room and 2 bathrooms, square ft. The rent for 1 month is $1,200.00 … Continue reading

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4th of july

I spent my first Fourth of July in Philly (I was in Rome last year) by heading to The Parkway and The Art Museum. There was a Fourth of July Parade, which is the first parade I have ever seen … Continue reading

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jury duty

I received a letter in the mail today informing me that “It’s Your Turn!” I am summoned to appear before the Honorable C. Darnell Jones, II at the Court of Common Pleas on July 31st. This. Should. Be. Interesting.

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moderately injured

This was quite the weekend for injuries. 1) Friday after work one of The Firm’s partners had a few people over for some volleyball and swimming. Now, I am not very good at volleyball and my general strategy is to … Continue reading

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two gripes with septa

In less than 24 hours SEPTA has managed to piss me off twice. New record I think… 1) I rode SEPTA back from the bike race in Manayunk yesterday. A ride of less than one mile. It was hot and … Continue reading

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bike snobs

If there is one thing I hate about the Philadelphia cycling scene, it would be the road riders who think they are “all that” on the path. I truly hate riding and passing people on the path. Every time you … Continue reading

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four dollars

It’s official! The gas station of Umbria St. just posted $4.00 for a gallon of regular. I thought having Iraq was supposed to make filling up cheaper…

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