I am not one to take vacation days. It seems as though when I have a free chunk of time on my calendar, I fill it with extra work, whether that means donuts & Korean fried chicken on weekends or speech and articulation tutoring on weeknights. I’ve never known a tax season where I was only waiting on one W2 in the mail.
Given this inclination towards busyness, it was a rare move last week when I decided to take Thursday off. My friend Helder was making his first trip to Philadelphia with his girlfriend Emily, who would be in class all day. Naturally,
Helder roped me into showing him around I volunteered to be his tour guide for the day. Our agenda filled with touristy to-dos like ‘Seeing the Liberty Bell’ and ‘Eating a Cheesesteak,’ quickly unraveled and morphed into something out of a scene from Parks & Recreation. [Read more...]