Monthly Archives: January 2009

A fun blast from the past

Guess what I just did? I printed out my honeymoon photos! (Guess it was about time… we’re coming up on our fourth anniversary in May.) Here’s a fun one. Don’t laugh at me.

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Chow down

Call it serendipity… I was going through my list of local food traditions, trying to decide which one to post about next, when I saw this discussion on our message boards about another regional favorite – chow chow. (And they … Continue reading

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Fun at the grocery store

Yesterday, we had a couple of things to pick up at the grocery store, and Hubby had some stuff to mail, so we went to the Weis on Roosevelt Avenue, which has a postal store in the front of it. … Continue reading

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Another old ad

Remember my post on the old ad for Lydia A. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound? Well, Hubby found me another York-related ad, not quite so old, but still neat. This one’s for a York window-unit air conditioner. It, like the Lydia E. … Continue reading

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Haircut!

No, not for me (well, nothing drastic, anyway.) But Sarah Girl got a good 5 or more inches taken off last week. The motivation for the drastic change? She wanted to look more like Kit, her new American Girl doll. … Continue reading

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It’s about time!

Well, I finally got all of 2008′s photos off the digital camera. Hey, January’s not even over yet. For me, that’s pretty good. Besides the many, many photos taken by Sarah, I had some good shots of my own. I’ll … Continue reading

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A fun sweet and salty addition

This comes from my friend Dan, and his soon-to-be-brother-in-law in Hawaii: It’s a sweet and salty treat! Pineapple kettle corn. Now that’s NOT an “Only in York County!”

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Suppertime!

Here’s a possible Yorkism for your consideration: What do you call the three meals you eat each day? Breakfast, I think we can all agree on. But what do you eat at midday? What do you eat in the evening? … Continue reading

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A blast from the past

I love scrapbooks. In fact, I just went on a three-day scrapbooking retreat this past weekend, where I finished three Christmas albums and most of a 2008 album. Oh, and my high school album. (My 10-year reunion is this year. … Continue reading

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Picture overload

Here’s a lesson learned the hard way: Don’t let your digital photos back up on your camera for a year. Further, don’t do that, then hit the Kodak insta-print kiosk at Wal-Mart and tell it to print them all for … Continue reading

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