Category: Seasonal Activities

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

I think I’ve been pretty adamant (and hopefully repentive) of the fact that I didn’t give Lancaster a fair shot when first got here and that there’s a lot to do in the area.  It’s getting to the point that I feel like I have to make up for lost time and one One event

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Christmas In New York Again

I’ll be honest, I’m not NYC’s biggest fan.  I don’t hate it by any means, I just think it’s way too expensive, way too crowded, and it perpetually smells like piss (apologies to any New Yorkers I’m currently offending).  I do, however, love New York unconditionally at Christmas.  While I haven’t made the trek to Manhattan

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The Northern Tier Experience

I’m in NEPA this weekend for a good friends’ wedding.  I’m pumped for the wedding (the reception is in Scranton) but also exicted to be visiting NEPA during one of my favorite times of the year. Since it’s where I’m currently based, a large majority of my posts deal with the southeastern portion of PA, and I realized I have to give

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An Argument for Cross Country Skiing

You may have picked up that I’m a big fan and advocate of Cross Country Skiing.  I seem to be the minority here.   Cross Country (or XC Ski,whatever you prefer) skiing, while wildly popular in Europe and Canada, has never really picked up steam here in the U.S.   It’s like the soccer of winter sports. Essentially cross country skiing

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Fall Yurt Camping

Story of my life: “I’m going to stay in and have a low-key weekend so I can give my body and bank account a rest” gets tossed aside because of peer pressure.  I don’t know what age this pressure stops at, but I hope it’s soon.  I have the convictions of a thirteen year old

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