Scattered thoughts on a new routine

And check out that sneaky-peak of our crazy ceilings, am I right? (I just typed “amirite” and then instantly chided myself. “Alisa, this is a blog, not a text message.” Because apparently I’m fancy now. Or grammatical. But that surprises no one.) Well, our move was long and laborious and fun and the NUMBER ONE … Continue reading

5 year blogoversary

Alisa Hathaway

I started my very first WordPress blog, Marked Melody, on March 6th, 2009. It was an Honors project for Arcadia University that could be about absolutely anything I wanted as long as it was an independent project that I engaged in for a whole semester, and I presented my material before a panel of my … Continue reading

It’s a faster, growing green

More photos of exploring the neighborhood. If you’re familiar, it’s safe to say these images were taken around Front, Thompson, Master, Mascher, Hancock, or maybe Jefferson. If not, you need to frequent NoLibs more. We have a bar with arcade games. It’s a Barcade. The quintessential Philly fire hydrant burst on a back alley off … Continue reading

Creepy/kind.

Let’s talk about the fine line we walk these days between creepy and kind. This is tied to an occurrence from today, so just bare with me for a sec. Fact 1: As a society, we are far less kind than we used to be. No one holds the door for you anymore, people avoid … Continue reading

The path to heaven runs through miles of clouded hell.

Evenin’, ladies and gents. I am, literally, the worst blogger that has ever existed. EVER. How hard is it to post a blog once a week? I have plenty of things to say. I take plenty of pictures. I absorb enough pop culture and trivial bullshit to have plenty of material. Apparently, once a week … Continue reading