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Gettysburg

My trip was cut drastically short by the fear-mongering of everyone who has heard of the coming snowpacalypse. Here are two pictures from my afternoon at the park. More on my visit another time.  I’m driving to Philadelphia in the morning, against the advice of every weatherman in the world. Read more…

By Chelsea Biondolillo, ago
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Road trip

I’ve had two minor epiphanies in the last couple of days. Now, I’m in a crummy Econo-Lodge in Scranton, Pennsylvania watching the news from Ferguson. Earlier this evening, I sat in a smoky, local bar while locals commented on the news teasers about the upcoming grand jury announcement. On the Read more…

By Chelsea Biondolillo, ago
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non-required reading

Natalie Diaz on language Rebecca Makkai scripts out my dream (if this book ever gets done) (shakes fist at Q Colony for rejecting my application) Nicole Walker on carbs And finally, this. Against Productivity. My days are the worst when I feel I’ve wasted them. They are slipping through my Read more…

By Chelsea Biondolillo, ago
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Walking

I often say I like hiking, but I almost always mean walking. Walking is slowish. It’s not a stroll, but it’s rarely as much of a workout as I’d like, either. Walking accommodates stopping better than hiking. Looking. Appraising. So often hikers seem in a hurry to get to the Read more…

By Chelsea Biondolillo, ago