As much as we wish we could be closer to the Pacific Ocean and the bulk of our family and friends, there's a lot to look forward to out here. So, to
This kid (pictured mid-popsicle-stick-violin recital).
And this one.
And this one (stolen photo--sorry, Anna). Their parents aren't half bad, either.
High-fiving Stephen Colbert (literally).
High-fiving Jon Stewart (mentally, from several yards away).
One of the best orchestras in the world.
Friends. (We have some!)
Real old stuff.
The way important things occasionally happen here.
Our nation's capital.
America's first zoo.
The way Philadelphia can be very pretty, sometimes (photo credit: Randy Wick, fellow East Coast transplant). More of this, please, Philly!
Now, everyone come out here and visit.