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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

River Life For Two Dedicated School Teachers

Getting around by car in the early nineteen-hundreds was easier said than done. Early American automobiles like the Model T Ford were an extravagance, but travel by riverboat was cheap. R iver life was hopping in western Pennsylvania due to the many rivers that surrounded the big city, along with... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 25, 2021

An Expensive Request, But A Creative One

Yesterday after meeting up with our real estate agent, we visited with our two youngest daughters and our two grandkids. While feasting on sub sandwiches, our ten-year-old granddaughter Chloe, who is nearing her eleventh birthday made a few birthday gift requests for us to consider. The first one... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 24, 2021

I Have Never Experienced Such An Emotional Roller Coaster As This One

We have been house hunting for the past month due to a few pressing matters, the most obvious being that we need more space. Winter is the worst time to shop for a new home even though this is a good time to see if the prospective home has been properly winterized, possibly saving you a mint down... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 22, 2021

It Was All That Any Kid Once Needed To Get By; No Virtual Learning Here

This one-room 1938 Lancaster County schoolhouse was all that the kids of all grades needed to get their daily fill of an education. I am fairly sure that the kids of today would also be appalled by the outhouse. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

How Animals Have Taught Me Two Great Qualities In Life

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

This Historic Ferry Is Still Going Strong And It Is Dirt Cheap To Ride

Nestled in the mountains of central Pennsylvania, just along the Susquehanna River, lies the last known wooden double stern-wheel paddle boats still in operation in the United States. With a fleet of two boats, The Roaring Bull V and The Falcon III, the Millersburg Ferry Boats are the only ferries... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

I Don't Know About You, But This Is So Fitting Of Me

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Monday, January 18, 2021

Another One Of Pennsylvania's Natural Wonders Is A Best Kept Secret

No one would ever think that gorgeous and pothole would be in the same sentence, but it will be once you visit some of the most beautiful potholes in the state. One of Pennsylvania's natural wonders is home to native birds, deer, foxes, and opossums, and our best-kept secret. The Seven Tubs Natural... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 17, 2021

A Few Firsts For the Keystone State And Where It Got Its Nickname

Pennsylvania is known as the Keystone State simply because it is, geographically, the midpoint of the 13 original colonies. When looking at a map of the US, Pennsylvania sits neatly between the six original colonies to the north and the six original colonies to its south. It is the only original... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 15, 2021

Besides Accidents, Nothing Tears Up A Car Faster Than These Monsters

Today is "Pothole Day," and I live in the mother of all states where potholes are a continuous problem for motorists. The cost last year to fix these mammoth road pits cost Pennsylvania taxpayers $63 million. The damage claims reached a record high as winter storms set their sights on the many... Sign in to see full entry.

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