Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA 2016) party + skate

Ah, Spring!  Definitely my favorite time of the year :).  I absolutely adore everything in the Spring. Especially today, since the weather is gorgeous and—despite the early rain—we will be skating, and there is a festival going on in Philly.

So, here’s a video from the skate.  It includes everything I though was worth turning on the camera for.

Like I said, tons of fun!  Especially I want to highlight two new things that happened to me today that have never before, um, happened.

First, I found a strange head:

Then, there was a Penny Farthing training going on, too:

After the skate, I decided to get back into the city since it’s just so damn nice out!  I just love leaving my place and finding trees that are just starting to grow new leaves.

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The blooming phase is nearly done but is still absolutely fabulous.

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Flowers, too, are just everywhere you look.  Love it!

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Everywhere you turn your head—greatness!

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New plantings are all over the place and people didn’t get a chance to kill off the plants they payed all that money for, just yet.

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Streets, too, are just perfect, given the long-ass winter we’ve had.  I missed this since last year.

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Ahh.

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I’m walking on sunshine.  Literally.

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OK, I’ve made it to the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts.  Lots of food, naturally.

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A lot of people this year—very crowded.  I’m not too sure how we were able to navigate this on skates.

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Street performers are all over the place.

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Silly rides, too.

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And, of course, vendors.

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The band was not bad.

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Significant police presence, too, as-espected.

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I love it how the city uses garbage trucks to block off the streets.  Clever, but a little, um, nasty?

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Food food food

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And trash trash trash

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Rides,

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taking you up high,

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to give you a great view of the city.

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So people can take pics of people.  We just can’t get enough of this, I suppose.

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I just love the sun, setting around 7pm, instead of the 5pm I’ve gotten used to over the winter.

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Lovely day.  Hope you had a good one as well.

Cheers

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