Monthly Archives: July 2008

I should never have gotten a cameraphone

… because all I do is take pictures of my food. Kinda sad, I know. But probably a very Yorker-like thing to do, being as to how we love to eat so much. The food in question in today’s photo, … Continue reading

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Fun with wildlife

Our quest for letterboxing stamps with daughter Sarah led us all around southeastern York County last week. We did good, finding stamps at the Hopewell Rec complex, Red Lion’s Fairmount Park, Lower Windsor Township’s Rexroth Park, and Samuel S. Lewis … Continue reading

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Lunch at Brown’s

Having some time to spare before coming in to work yesterday, my mom, daughter and I headed down to Brown’s Orchards and Farm Market in Springfield Township to pick up some good, fresh produce – and lunch! On the produce … Continue reading

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Hit the road

Here’s a Yorkism that, for some reason, has cropped up a lot in conversations I’ve heard lately. It’s especially appropriate for summer – you know, time for road trips. Windows down, stereo up, maybe playing your favorite song. But what … Continue reading

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Tennis time

Today marked the last day of my daughter’s first summer in the Tennis for Kids program offered around the county. Her group met at West York Area High School and mostly concentrated on the basics – forehand, backhand and serving. … Continue reading

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Picnic time again

You’ve heard me mention several times how much I love picnics. Well, the Greater Dover Historical Society was kind enough to invite me to their annual picnic last week! Jo, a member, was kind enough to introduce me around, so … Continue reading

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Pretzel shop update

Intrepid photographer Jo checked in with this visual update on the Smittie’s pretzel stand on Route 74 North. She took this photo last Thursday evening. Looks like the new, lighthouse-style pretzel stand is getting closer to completion. That means no … Continue reading

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A wrapup of local favorites week

Thanks to all who’ve stuck with me during my attempt at “Joan’s Local Favorites Week.” Today, to wrap up the week, I thought I’d hit a topic of reader request – soft pretzels! Phil says there’s nothing like a Smittie’s … Continue reading

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More junk-food favorites

Today’s post is an ode to my favorite sweet snack… ICE CREAM! I couldn’t even begin to pick one local favorite. If I had to, it would extend slightly beyond York County’s borders to Mechanicsburg, the home of Rakestraw’s. Ohhhh, … Continue reading

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Favorite snack

Local favorites week rolls on, and today I’m looking at my favorite local junk food. Yep, that’s them at right. Utz ripple-cut sour cream and onion chips. The irony? For those of you who don’t know, my part-time job is … Continue reading

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