it's been a long time, folks. way too long. truth is i jumped ship in july for a six week travel adventure and just haven't gotten my shizz together since i returned. so i'm going to attempt to play catch up, starting with my east coast trip to philly, a two week romance with cuba and another two on the road across the u.s.a. then i'll jump into the excitement that is my day to day in oakland, ca.

so here are some gems from the great city of philadelphia: