|Fig spread, fried jalapeños, and brie, from the grilled cheese bar at the Wedge + Fig.|
Not pictured: a Genoa salami sandwich from the Reading Terminal Market, and a mushroom cheesesteak from Pat's King of Steaks. Actually, the cheesesteak was very good, not quite amazing.
Also worth recording was the visit to Valley Forge and a walk through the woods by a river:
Exotic wildlife included chipmunks, squirrels, 3 deer, ducks, and (wait for it) Canada geese. Unlike the last time I encountered a Canada goose in a national park, however, there was no threat of my being pecked to death:
|A goose at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. As it ran at me, all I remember wondering whether I could be arrested for kicking a goose in a national park, even in self-defense.|