Monthly Archives: June 2008

Lots of fun with books

I mentioned my daughter’s work in the letterboxing challenge sponsored by the libraries, the local parks and Keystone Activity Zone. Well, on Sunday, we were out at the Book Nook Bonanza at York Suburban Middle School – brought home four … Continue reading

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Some topics never die!

I got a few more suggestions for names of grandparents. Marie Elena suggested Gram and Pop. Mary reminded me of Omah and Opah… I shouldn’t have forgotten that one, my nephew has an “Oma” and an “Opa”! Their family has … Continue reading

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Names for grandparents – the results so far

So, I had been asking what you call your grandparents. So far, I’ve had a few responses. Here’s what I have so far: For the guys Pap Pawpaw Grandpa Grandfather Pappy Bopaw Great-Pappy (for a great-grandfather) For the gals MauMau … Continue reading

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Another word on redding up

Possibly an authoritative source on redding up‘s origins comes to us from commenter Beau: “Wikipedia gives it to Pittsburgh and Western PA (and as a Butler County native, so would I),” he writes. Interestingly, I found a Pittsburgh winery that … Continue reading

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A (suite?) victory

This is a completely gratuitous picture of George Clooney in a suit, just because we happen to mention suits in this post and because he’s immensely hot. Like Harrison Ford. This blog’s author admits she might have a “thing” for … Continue reading

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