Nicole Gieselman is a first-year student from Kansas who’s chronicling her adventures in the Philadelphia area. In “Where the Mundane Becomes Magical,” the global media major describes the enchanting mosaic artwork of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens.
She writes, “Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens. It sounds far too good to be true. Nothing is really ‘magical’ in our all-too-normal world—or so I thought. But despite my skepticism, I left this hidden gem feeling as though I’d seen something almost otherworldly.”