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Live-Blogging the Democratic National Convention While Baking Deep Dark Chocolate Cookies
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8:05 Tonight is all about Hillary Clinton and making sure my eggs are room temperature before I try to whip them!

Don’s Interactive Map of Philadelphia
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As I get older and we grow closer, I feel it is important to pass on my history and knowledge of Philadelphia to you, my blog reading children (or “blogren”). I first considered an exhaustive 10-volume series meticulously researched, expertly illustrated and cleverly written by me over the next 30 [...]

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Via Macenstein and pinkfloyd 99
And since we’re on comic strips, here is supposedly the WORST comic strip ever. (NOTE: How did a bunny become Uncle to a monkey?)

The Mysteries of South Philadelphia
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Mystery #2: The House Where It is Always a Holiday.
In the middle of the 300 block of Federal Street sits an ordinary house that does not follow the temporal rules of our universe. It is here that holidays are celebrated non-stop. This is evidenced by the complex decorations that consistently [...]

Patton gave a commencement address at his old High School.
Of course it was awesome and thoughtful and self-depricating and dammit, pretty inspirational.
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Because now I understand how the miraculous, horrifying and memorable lurk everywhere.    But they’re hidden to the kind of person I was when I graduated high school.   And now – and it’s because [...]