October 3, 2019
Study up, buttercup. We’re about to give you our September run down.
October 2, 2019
Summer Rayne Oakes, who has accrued a large following on Instagram for her astounding plant collection, delights us with her journey into becoming a plant mother of hundreds in “How to Make a Plant Love You.”
September 6, 2019
As we begin the school year, Mahik’s delights us with a poem of a appreciation for summer break.
August 16, 2019
The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive pest with the potential to cost Pa’s economy in the upwards of $18 billion dollars, the Penn State Extension (PSE) reports. Since their discovery in Berks County five years ago, they’ve rapidly invaded southeastern Pa.
In an effort to engage residents in the Pa Department of Agriculture (PDA)’s fight against this insect, the PDA will offer permits for 31 in-person Spotted Lanternfly classes for businesses across 14 counties, including: Lehigh, Berks, Lancaster, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks.
August 15, 2019
Standing shoulder to shoulder, smushed together like sardines on a silver bullet that travels 55 mph from either end of the city, a “whoosh” falls upon your ears. The doors open and a school of passengers part the sea of those waiting to board. As you funnel out unto the boarding platform, the strong, unmistakable scent of urine wafts through your nostrils.
Ah, good ol’ public transportation. It may not be the cleanest or most consistent way to get from point A to B, but it has taught me what it means to be free.
August 12, 2019
Hala Karim reflects upon the aftermath of battling depression and addiction.
August 11, 2019
Hiking and gardening are two hobbies of mine that are separate, but deeply intertwined. The way soil slides through the spaces between my fingers, the pride I feel when the first blooms on a new plant appears, and the joy to be had hiking through the woods on a cool, summer afternoon has given me a newfound appreciation for all life on our planet.
August 9, 2019
Much like writing, photography has been a prominent gateway for self expression throughout the majority of my life. It has equipped me with a new perspective of the world and given me the opportunity to share my experiences globally without peeping a single word.
August 7, 2019
Ava-Rae is an adorable, eight month old baby who will melt your heart with her endless smiles and laughter.