Category holiday

A Ghostly Affair

Before there was a house, in 1777, the retreating and defeated union army ushered their dead and wounded back across the dirt following the battle of Germantown, 152 and 521 souls respectively in total. The house was built by Civil War veterans for a widow who buried her husband in 1864, disinterred him in 1892 […]

The Projectory at Greensgrow

Philadelphia friends! I’ll be setting up shop at Greensgrow Farm’s holiday bazaar tomorrow from 10am to 4pm. Come shop locally for the holidays, pick up a tree at the garden center, and say hello to Milkshake, Kensington’s resident pig and 2013 mayoral candidate. I will have an array of my box zips: Flat zips: And […]

Experiments in Christmas Trees

Christmas always seems to sneak up on me. I avoid malls like the plague as a general rule and I favor mix tapes (or their iPod equivalent? But “playlist” is much less satisfactory) over the radio, so without finals to study for and and a count down to winter break, it feels like I just […]