Monthly Archives: September 2008

Scrapple NOT German?

I’ve been talking quite a bit about that meat-which-I-hate, scrapple. Well, one of my readers, Mark, chimed in with some really amazing information on what I had assumed was a Pennsylvania Dutch (and therefore German in origin) food: Short background, … Continue reading

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More day-trippin’

Hubby and I had about two and a half hours to spare last Wednesday, so we decided to take a mini day-trip, kind of like the one we took the Wednesday before to Lock Haven. Where did we get in … Continue reading

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The quote game

Thanks to all who played along with my “quote game” the other week. My personal favorite of the reader responses was this one that my sister-in-law Adriane got: “Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.” William Feather (1908 – 1976) … Continue reading

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More on zombies in York County

Turns out the York Newspaper Co. is far and away the most popular choice for a place to hunker down during a zombie uprising. My good friend Dan had a really great idea: To the press room! You can gain … Continue reading

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Pfaltzgraff might be out… but SaveSmart is in

More news from this week: Monday marked the opening day of SaveSmart, a discount grocery that took the place of Shur-Fine on Carlisle Road in Dover Township. Virginia Kelly, who lives close to the new Save Smart, in Dover Township, … Continue reading

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