Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tuesday, July 29: it's SO Nice & Cool to Wake Up to Cool Crisp Morning!

Yes I woke up! before I went to the hood doing like I should, I woke up to a beautiful crisp fall like morning. Mike just gave me a notice

from the state police that they've formally expunged my records. I got to share about it at the very end of the meeting. It was nice. The sun 
is pretty intense though but the cool breeze right now makes it quite pleasant.
Well men and women boys and girls, it's time for me to go to work and try to get stuff done. I'm going
to Vermont Saturday. Also getting a ride to the airport since I'm flying there. Well, work was okay I was relaxed and I got a few things
done which is always good. I had a big bunch of green lettuce couple yogurts banana it was a very good lunch. I ended up working late till close to 6 o'clock and got some random stuff done. Yes, Peter and I generally try
to stay late. Check this out somebody told me about a guy with a pet squirrel about a half block on market near my job 57 the market this
is dude line with the squirrel check it out. Well went to therapy and then and then I'm now going
to the hipsters and flips there's meeting called the underground because I'm here and it's
8 o'clock. I'm either glutton for punishment or because I'm old and they're not. There's some nice people that meeting
actually. I  might just have to take it as it comes especially the after meeting socializing.
It almost brings me back to elementary school and junior high.Eew !
Speaking of things that are hip, I just saw the sign for the
band X. They're playing at the Trocidaro! Does bring me back about 25 years. I think it be fun to see them never seen them before. I think another friend of mine wants to
go. Well after riding the 21 really looking forward to going home eat some leftovers sitting for the computer and feel the air in the incest hit my face.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Monday, July 28: Post Thunderstorm Moments to Savor. (It's a Choice)

Good morning today is Monday and we just had a pretty intense thunderstorm rolled through here
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and you can feel the moisture. The bus stop that eventful a lot of people seem to be here because I just missed the bus. The bus came but also another
Looking Back at 20th and Walnut
21 bus came at the SAME time! So we got a little train of 21's for today. And it's a special charm the 21 bus pass for me.
So it's the last week
La Columbe
of July and my last week of work before I take off for Burlington Vermont for one week. It's the
La Columbe
end of the month which means only one thing special ounces and carfare which rhymes with welfare!! Today we read
the chapter on acceptance. Specifically
30th Street
that this is the answer to all my problems. I can't ever get tired of reading that one. It's a nice not humid morning and I'm grateful for that. I was at La Columbe and someone from
 Sunrise said  "I like your pictures from vacation." He said that  my brother looks exactly like me. I just said yeah well we are peas in the same pod. Well it's Monday of last week of the month reports car fare in general mud meet Monday madness and Drexel ensue upon us today,
Striking a Pose Before Work

Heading to the Fresh Grocier/Shop Rite
hi I'm getting lunch since I had to work away the cash apps and the like. It's pretty warm out not that humid but it is warm outside
Heading In
which I guess makes sense on July 28.
Well work slows down nicely after 2:40pm. I cleaned up some of the mess in the morning
Lunch Room at Work
and then started working on my reports due the end of the month. Going home getting changed their five-time pick up my laundry. Then I go to the Monday night beginners and put out the commitment sheet.
Well, I did not have time for the laundry but I did take a quick shower. I was pretty warm when I got home.  So I got the bus to the Monday night beginners got some ice coffee and
ventured him. I passed my commitment sheet and got it filled up immediately. That was very good. We looked it page 52 and then on manageability is in the mind as well as in the
actions. Feeling I can't form relationships is just one part of that. Afterwords I had that feeling of alone in a crowd syndrome. I
called the sponsor he suggested that I just go up and  introduce myself. It's  such a simple idea and sometimes I don't want to do!
Went to at second meeting about self-loathing that was very good. I then took the bus the 40th thinking I was meeting Pat at St. Mary's
The Social
Church . It turned  out I was meeting at home to move the simple piece of carpeting out of this house. I now finishing up a Somoza and I ate some grape leaves that he had made 4 dinner. They came out of it can I get a buy me a can of that stuff!!
There I am
He left for an hour to go to work get some overtime. I'm waiting for
Pat's Waiting for Call
friend to call me at 11 will have a talk to since last Wednesday. I'm pretty tired and the internet is down at my place.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

July 27: The Last Days of Ramadan

Good morning all you animal lovers and piglet lovers out there on Facebook. Today started off very early around 7 o'clock I got up.
On the Big Screen
 I then went to Saxby's got a coffee. I decided to talk to a  local  TV crew. I made a video that shows me  asking a TV cameraman about a corporate term that used in the news a lot
Coffee at Saxby's

I then attended the Sunday Fun day and got my two T-shirts. I heard some really good shares today and into paying out with someone
The CW
who also has the ADD. We hung out it was okay. She decided to go to bar none and I got a ride.
The CW Office "Powered by"
After the bar none things got a little awkward I caught the 21 and came home around
I Got a Ride Today
12:30pm. I  then napped for four hours. Boil boy did I need that!! It was just too damn hot.
I also think I had bad coffee. Yup, it was just a day to lounge in my air-conditioned apartment . Just think I was thinking of doing a day road trip somewhere. Glad I didn't do that!! Probably going to meet up with Larry @ a meeting and pick up my laundry. I did pay my Best Buy and my Zip Car Bill's. So the day wasn't completely wasted :-)

Farmers Market

it's a good Sunday staying cool and not acting a fool!! It's now 7:08pm. I will find the shower cleaned up tonight then I packed up some food
and sneakers to libertine to 22nd St. I entered the apartment and his roommate was naked again. I found out
I need to get home by 12:6
 he likes to be naked in this apartment. Larry and I watch Law and order and then show called Chicago PD. well I watch channel 10  news and it's going to be some  thunderstorms rolling overnight going to head to bed as soon as I catch the EL from 2nd Street

Here I am about to catch the 21 Bus at 11:40pm. I was at 2nd Street and the rains came when the bus got to 9th and Walnut Street. I was lucky that it was the 21 since I only had to run a half-block and not get too hot.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

July 26: A Saturday to do Things, Think and be Me!!

The View from My Porch Looking Left
Good day boys and girls I woke to pouring rain at 8:58 AM. That's considered sleeping in for me. I then traipsed to theEL at 46th and
The View from My Porch Looking Right
went to 2nd Street. I then met Larry at the Starbucks on 3rd and Arch and boy was it packed!!!  Larry encouraged me to go ahead and wait in the line cause I was going to give up
A rainy Trip to the EL

Climbing up the 2nd Street Steps

Big Man and Woman
  because the line was so darn long. I'm glad he did!!!! We went to the 10 at 10:30 which
10 @ 10:30
was a perfect meeting go to considering have blah I felt all morning. My plan is to get a haircut,
She Works at Mod Place
and do other practical things. I will call to see if anybody wants do anything and if  not, I thought I might take a road trip.

Now THIS is Lunch!
I also treated myself to some delicious Indian entrees at the New Delhi on 40th & Walnut. I was trying to
Catching the 21 to Meet My Brother
think of where I go  for the hell of it.  I even got a charger for my battery pack  I got the charger for
John and I
my Chromebook because I managed to lose that too.  I got them for much cheaper than online
Alex, John and Doreen
. Well last my Chromebook charger I bought was not at the same kind so I have to wait for an ordered copy to come in.
At My Front Porch
 That is due to come in next Wednesday.
Check this out my brother just texted me
8th and Market
he's in downtown Philly. I'm going to hang out with him this afternoon!!! He's
Place on South Street for My Chargers
walking down around downtown with his girlfriend Doreen.
So I quickly ate the remainder of my Indian buffet and
"Girls Rock" Event at Bean Coffee
got the 21 bus real nicely. The bus stop was 300 feet from the restaurant. Sun just finally came out today!!'
Where the Groovy "Girls Rock" Event Happened
Well we finished our lunch and I got some leftover grilled cheese sandwich with jalapeno. We walked around City Hall and saw the Comcast building. We took some pictures of City Hall and also visited
My Friend Hanging at the Bean
 the Union league. They have a little touristy section wait the
Some T-Shirts
show the the history of Philadelphia at the time the Union league was founded back in the mid-1800s
GIRLS ROCK @ South Street
I was thinking  that maybe I would visit a friend  in Massachusetts but they did not respond to that so I think that's out the window.
Illusions of a Road Trip
I think my next journey is to the second mile center and see if I can get myself furniture for my apartment.

I'm now at 17th and Walnut I'm going to catch the 21 and go to the second mile Center. As I'm typing this it is 5:03 PM and the bus just stopped at 19th and Walnut. Well I
Some DJ Electronics
I got home and I just had the lie down for moment. I might still be sleeping but my phone slipped off the counter and made a huge noise. My upstairs neighbor Rob dropped me off at  the 30th St post office where he
 was getting mail. I took the EL to get to the market and then walk to six in South. I was going to ninth and south to return the incorrect
Heading to the "Girls Rock
Chromebook cord I had just bought I also went to to visit a friend at the bean coffee @ 615 South St for a Girls Rock event.
Packing up to End the Evening

Girls Rock Philly at Bean Café
This video shows folks listening to a recording. This recording features instruments such as drumsticks water bowls. from which makes for its unusual sound. My friend Chesire is very much involved.
What I First Saw at "Girls Rock."
She teaches drums and administers the program It's pretty groovy. It's at the Bean Café 615 South St. It was recorded on Thursday, July 17.
I very much enjoyed this event. It seems to instill some good qualities that tween girls need as they navigate high school and the
Art 4 Art's Sake
peer pressure. I would like to check this out a little more often. My friend Chesire is going to the Czech Republic Germany and another country for a vacation with her husband. She should have real good time for the next three weeks she leaves tomorrow for the Chech republic. Yes, I will admit I had thoughts
 of going to Springfield Massachusetts or Portland Maine
 for a day. But after looking at the reality  of he travel and cost and time it just wasn't going
 to really make much sense!  My mind and body were getting tired from all the walking I was doing  all day and the thought of spending all that $ and exhaustion!!
Below is the Priceline Deal to get me to Portland ME. It had a rental car included in the cost BUT I would have had to drive from Boston to Portand and Back!
Sun, July 27, 2014
Mon, July 28, 2014
Departing Airport:
Newark Liberty Intl Airport (EWR)
Newark, NJ
Arrival Airport:
Gen Edward Logan Intl Airport (BOS)
Boston, MA
Below is the Hertz rental car information. You will see that the initial price is close to $30. You will also see that the FINAL price is closer to $90. How did that happen you might ask?? Its the damage Waver program that Hertz has along with scattered taxes and fees. Read for yourself below!!

Rate Details

  • 1 weekend day at 30.68 USD
    30.68 USD
  • Airport concession fee recovery
    6.80 USD
  • Customer Facility Charge
    8.00 USD
  • State Rental Surcharge
    2.00 USD
  • Loss Damage Waiver
    28.99 USD
    1.49 USD


  • Unlimited Free Miles Included
  • Vehicle Subtotal
    48.97 USD


  • Protect the Car - Loss Damage Waiver More Details
    28.99 USD
  • Extras Subtotal
    28.99 USD

  • Taxes
    9.12 USD
  • Total Approximate Charge
    87.08 USD

The report from 3000 miles came in and I did okay in the rankings. I am very much relieved. I'm going
I Stayed Put in Philly Instead :)
to go crash and then tomorrow pay some bills and go to a meeting in the morning. I hope to get my "Sunday Fun Day T-shirts I ordered!! :)