It’s Groudhog Day!

2-2-13

Had to go into Philly this morning for a SCAD info session. I learned some great things about the school and their financial aid and fellowship programs. They had red velvet cupcakes with chocolate shavings on top so I took one for the road. On the walk back to the car park my hand froze around it like a claw. Then we walked through reading terminal market and I had to protect it from hundreds of passerby’s and one woman who tried to sneeze on it. After all that hard work I finally got to the car and dropped it on the floor. Well lets just say I still ate it, that little well traveled cupcake.

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After that adventure we headed out of the city to Valley Greene. We had heard years ago that you could gather raw garnet there but only after a storm and since it had just rained we thought we would give it a try. We headed the wrong way on the trail at first and didn’t find anything but then we looked it up and turned back north on the trail. I expected to find one or two but all of a sudden we looked down and we were surrounded. They were right on the path it was incredible. We picked them up until our hands froze it was really exciting.

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On the way home we stopped at Johnny’s BBQ which was alright but I won’t make that mistake again since we were all sick for the rest of the night. We left to meet some friends at 10:30 at the bowling ally for some rock and glow. We haven’t gone for years and felt so old. Everyone around was so little, but we still had a bunch of fun. I bowled a 138 which made me quite proud although my one friend a real bowler got over 200 (which is just ridiculous).

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