Holiday Decorations at Stoneyford Run & Stony Lane

Holiday Decorations at Stony Run Lane & Stoneyford RoadI didn’t get a bike ride in on Sunday, but I did manage to go for a nice long morning walk with S. and J. We were all tired from the previous night’s dance party, so we decided to make our Sunday morning hike a walk around our neighborhood. Walking is many times slower than biking which means a whole different kind of looking around. Walking just requires and enables a different kind of attention altogether. We walked around Charles Village checking out the new mural going up on 26th and Maryland before taking a right for a trip through the Johns Hopkins campus and its Italian sculpture garden. Continue reading

Mardi Gras Decorations at St. Charles and Constantinople

Mardi Gras Decorations at St. Charles and ConstantinopleThis is surely the first of many Mardi Gras-related posts, because yes, it’s that time of year.  The air is already starting to take on that smell–no, not that one–and bands are practicing.  Continue reading

Halloween Decorations at Octavia and Annunciation

I had the day off today and spent part of it tooling around town on the bike before settling in to get some work done.  It’s mid-October here, so that means it’s time for Halloween.  I have lived lots of places, but never one where so many put so much into decking out their houses for this particular holiday.  Continue reading