Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Tribute to a good Dog.

On December 6, 2011 my family said goodbye to our dog, Nikoli. At almost 16 years old, Nikoli’s body was slowly failing him. The impossible decision was made to take the trip to the vet to say goodbye. Even almost … Continue reading

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So long, Mr. Cunningham

A major part of the dance world since 1953, will disappear after its final performance in New York, today, December 31st. The Merce Cunningham Dance Company has been active for over 50 years and after Merce died in July 2009, … Continue reading

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5 ways to enjoy a giant cookie

A friend of mine made me a giant cookie.  To prove its largeness, I measured it.  Its diameter is an average of seven-and-a-half inches, making its area about 44 square inches! I say extraordinary cookies call for extraordinary eating techniques. … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Break: Day 8

So far, holiday break has been like that big Christmas meal your grandmother prepared, and oh, how delicious it is, except there’s a buzzing little fly that keeps trying to land on your ham slice, and you keep swatting at … Continue reading

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She Talks to Angels

The Black Crowes are not the most well known band in popular culture today. You’ve probably heard a few of their songs on the radio at some point and never realized it. Their song “She Talks to Angels,” is hauntingly … Continue reading

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Top Five Things to Have on an Extremely Long Car Ride

5. A pillow. Nothing passes the monotonous hours on the road better than sleeping. 4. A texting plan on your phone. Having long, often quite random, conversations with your friends will not only annoy your parents, but will also distract … Continue reading

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Pogo Goes Pro with GoPro

What’s going on in the world of extreme pogo? Well, here’s a link to a great new video filmed entirely using the GoPro sports camera. The video was created by Nick McClintock and features many different pogoers and pogo styles. … Continue reading

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My brother from another mother – Owen.

Ever since my brothers and I found out there was a creature called a dog, we wanted one. My dad was all for it, but my mom was dead set against it. My brother, Tommy used to leave sticky notes … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Break: Day 8

I woke up early this morning to see my friend head off back home to South Carolina. She was in town for Christmas, which allowed me nearly a whole week with her. After seeing her off, I returned home, slept in the … Continue reading

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‘Degrassi’ has never been better than now

By KRISTEN SHIPLEY, Central York High School With all of the reality shows littering TV stations with some kind of fantasy world where all you do is party, hook up and get drunk, it is nice to know there is … Continue reading

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