Dear Reader, What’s so special about tall ships? If you are native to Erie, Pennsylvania, you already know the answer. Enclosed by Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, New York, and Canada, Lake Erie is the fourth largest and shallowest of the five Great Lakes. Today, I am typing to you from one of Lake Erie’s southern borders... Continue Reading →
What’s a Picklesburgh?
Dear Reader, Every city has its quirks and Pittsburgh is no exception. Like many big cities, the western-Pennsylvania destination has a number of big annual events, including pride parades, marathons, and an abundance of concerts. One summer event that is unique to Pittsburgh, however, is Picklesburgh. What is Picklesburgh? Started in 2015, Picklesburgh is an... Continue Reading →
Pandemic on Pause
Dear Reader, The very last time that I was on an airplane was pre-pandemic on my solo adventure to Colombia (more here). Sitting in an airport, writing to you now, I can’t help but sigh and think to myself — “my, how things have changed.” Unlike my trip to Colombia, my flight this time is... Continue Reading →