30×30: Lesson 20: Leave it to chance

My friend Lynn was walking me to my car in Lewisburg, PA, after just having finished eating dinner at a Chinese restaurant. I don’t remember what why I was in town or when this story took place, but I do remember I was carrying the plastic bag that held our leftovers, divided between two paper…

Friday Photo: Café con Piernas, Santiago, Chile

The following is based from my journal from when I was visiting a friend in Santiago, Chile, on a June Friday in 2011. A version of this excerpt was emailed to my boyfriend Jon on Friday, June 24, 2011. I searched for café con piernas today. Café con piernas, or “coffee with legs,” is a…

Friday Photo: Midstate hot dogs recall Chilean street food

An April 18 article in The Patriot-News profiled the mid-state’s zany hot dogs, just in time for warmer weather.   Referencing local hot dog varieties such as the gyro dog from DK Dogs, Harrisburg, with tzatziki sauce, feta cheese, tomatoes, and onions ($3.75); or the chihuahua dog from Dewz Dogz, Wormleysburg, with cheese, house chili,…

Friday Photo: Markets Around the World

I am fascinated by stores: sparkling cheap jewelry made to look expensive only in bright lighting, polished plates in geometric shapes, the shelves of spices in the baking aisle, the spines of new books.  I adore entering a Sheetz and twirling amid the Twix bars to my right, and suddenly being distracted by the Chex…