Monthly Archives: July 2010

Back to the Institution

The calendar for the new school year arrived yesterday and it brought with it the realization that school starts in just three weeks. I’m not the least bit saddened by the news. I’m over the hot weather and sitting around … Continue reading

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The 5 Components of my Summer

There would be a wide gaping hole in my summer if these things didn’t happen. 1. Motorcycle rides. Feeling the wind in your hair. Putting all of your trust into the person in front of you. Its rather invigorating. 2. … Continue reading

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One Last Blog

Hey there all of Teen Takeover! To my distaste I must say goodbye to Teen Takeover. This fall I begin classes at Penn State York and in just seven day I’ll no longer be a teen! As much as I … Continue reading

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My 50 Favorite Albums of the 1990s 5-1

Here it comes: My five all time favorite albums to be released between 1990 and 2000. Because I listen to so much music, this list is now inaccurate, but it doesn’t matter. It’s all about the journey. If you’ve been … Continue reading

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Cheap Books are Always a “Blast”

The York County Heritage Trust is once again holding its annual Book Blast used book sale. The sale offers a wide varitey of used books at great prices. Most used paperback books sell for a dollar and most used hardback … Continue reading

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My 50 Favorite Albums of the 1990s 10-6

10. “XO” by Elliott Smith – This is Smith’s poppiest and most Beatlesy album that I’ve heard. “Waltz #2 (XO)” may be the best song the man ever wrote. The main instrument in “XO” is the piano, and Smith plays … Continue reading

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Tomato Pied

Well I baked one of these the other night and it is gone. Tomato pie is literally one of my favorite foods, but how could something with tomatoes and melted cheese not be? Anyway, if you have a plethora of … Continue reading

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My 50 Favorite Albums of the 1990s 15-11

15. “Elliott Smith” by Elliott Smith – This album opens with “Needle in the Hay” which is a personal favorite of mine. Surprisingly, it is not my favorite song on this album. Smith is my favorite singer/songwriter and this album … Continue reading

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One of my best days in a while

It seemed that I was the only person I know who had never been to the Baltimore Aquarium. I hadn’t been to any aquarium for that matter. There were plenty of field trips there when I was younger, whether they … Continue reading

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If Vacation Never Ended Would it still be Vacation?

Why oh why must vacation end? The thoughts of beautiful Sagamore Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It was nice and cool there, most of the days. And the water, it was like stepping into water that had been cooled by glaciers, … Continue reading

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