Monthly Archives: June 2009

Famous dogs

You know how I said I was spending Saturday in the Hanover area? I used my weekend plans as an excuse to try a Hanover-area specialty that I hadn’t had before – the downtown Famous Hot Weiner! Despite being pretty … Continue reading

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More on veggie naming

First, if you’re visiting for the first time today to vote in the “what do you call that veggie” poll that appeared on the front page of the York Daily Record’s Living section, you can do that by clicking here. … Continue reading

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Going Dutch

Yes, I know you all love reading my blog. And we even get a little multicultural when we get comments from Mark, who tells us hello from Austria. But here’s a real multicultural blog experience for you, courtesy of the … Continue reading

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A reader response and blasts from the past

Many thanks to my friend and fellow YDR staffer Sue, who commented on my recent question about why we call it “The Brogue.” Sue says: My guess is that people in York just love certain articles (unlike their hatred of … Continue reading

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Poll: Name that veggie!

Those of you who read all the way to the end of my long post about Cracker Barrel Sunday dinners should have seen my pop quiz about what vegetable pictured in the post has two names. None of you answered, … Continue reading

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News from The Brogue

You might remember that last fall, I mentioned an unexplainable Yorkism just briefly. I was reminded of it again today, when I received a photo and story about a family that produced several generations of Eagle Scouts. The release states … Continue reading

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Fresh fruit poll redux

Thanks to all of you who voted in my “favorite local fruit” poll. And the winner, with 55 percent of the vote? STRAWBERRIES! Photo from Jo, who rightly called me out on the poor quality of my earlier photo. You … Continue reading

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A new year of letterboxing

Of course, if you’ve been following the ol’ blog here for a while, you’ll remember our family’s quest last summer for all 30 “letterboxes” in the “Catch the Activity Bug” summer library program. Yes, we found all 30, and WOW, … Continue reading

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If you’re looking for a tasty Sunday dinner…

One place our family likes to eat is the Cracker Barrel in York Township, near York County Tech. In our opinion, the best day to eat there is Sunday, because of their great specials. That’s where we went last Sunday … Continue reading

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Summer yummies

This post is a photo tribute to Hubby, who wowed us all by grilling some marshmallows last weekend during an impromptu Sunday cookout. Who knew? You CAN blacken a “mallow” on a gas grill – if you take off the … Continue reading

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