Year 2019


We need a place to stay in Philadelphia and we wanted to try something different than the standard hotel. So we tried an Airbnb called City Center Philly Brownstone. It was up 4 flights of stairs and sadly no elevator; not very Americans with Disabilities act friendly. It was nice. […]


Stands for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and this is how you get around in the city of Philadelphia. It is quite nice and convenient.  Consists of SEPTA consists of the following things: Rapid transit Interurban Transit Trolley and light rail Trackless Trolley (Trolleybus) Bus Commuter rail With the following: […]

Overview of the day

Started out packing and ended up with me trying to my carry on.  Yes,  I lost my carry on for about 5 min. Packing We packed and cleaned up our stuff. We were able to leave our stuff there so we didn’t have to lug it around all over the […]

Flight Home

After we picked up the bags we walked main metro station so we could board the regional train that would take us to the airport. Airport Got to the airport and we walked through TSA pre check, the others were not that lucky. They had to wait in line for […]

Independence Hall part 2

We headed back to Independence Hall so we could explore more of the area. Independence Square Consisted of the following: Commodore John Barry Independence Hall Library of the American Philosophical Society Second Bank of the United States Robert Morris Statue Singers Garden Washington Square Is kitty corner to Independence Square […]

Philly Trip — Sunday

Took us to the LDS Temple, to the Rocky statue and more. Breakfast Had a bagel and some grapes for breakfast. LDS Temple We got ready and then walked to the LDS temple, it was about a 19 minute walk from our place to the Temple. Rocky stairs That is […]

The Mix

We were in the need of some nourishment, and so we decided to find a place to eat. However, finding one was the usual thing. Frustration! I am sure we all have experienced this. Didn’t want Wife didn’t want the normal stuff we could get where we live, and didn’t […]

Rocky Steps

This is what I think of when I think of the Rocky steps The steps They lead up to the Philadelphia, Museum of Art. This is also where I introduced the Philly trip. You can see that here The steps, 72, of them leading up to the entrance of the […]

Philadelphia LDS Temple

Announcement: 4 October 2008 Public Open House: August 10 – September 9, 2016 Dedication: September 18, 2016 Location: 1739 Vine Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 History It was supposed to be built on the northeast corner of North Broad Street and Noble Street. They discovered the site was contaminated.  They found […]