“Applied creativity” are my watchwords as I prepare for my next adventure. Stay tuned and, of course, drink tea.
“Look at the colors!”
Every time I now see a mural I’m reminded of my nephew and his excited impressions upon first encountering an artistic wall. It is a lesson the then-toddler taught me about approaching unfamiliar situations.
It’s a matter of perspective.
One day we took the children on a walking tour of Philadelphia, sans anything routinely tourist. (We must, after all, set good examples for our children and start them exercising at an early age. The fact that they fall asleep faster as a result is an added bonus.)
Walking a city gives the pedestrian occasion to observe the landscape and the people who live there up close and personal. If you want to know a city, walk it.
Philadelphia is ideal for walking, not only for its historic landmarks but also for its being home to the nation’s largest public arts program: the Philadelphia Anti-Graffiti Network
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