Last year around this time I decided to “celebrate” my 100th blog post by coming up with a list of “100 Things to do in Pennsylvania.” It ended up being much easier than I anticipated, which is good considering that one of my main purposes of my site is to celebrate and explore all the things do within our own
I think it’s a real shame I haven’t been to the real Oktoberfest yet. It’s basically an epitome of everything I love: beer, singing, drinking beer and singing while dancing on table tops, polka-like beats (blame growing up in NEPA on that one), bratwursts and group chants, but sadly due to budgetary restraints and the fact that since I have
September is almost always a lull for me. It’s the first month back to work which always leaves me exhausted, so exhausted that instead of getting out of work on Friday and rushing headfirst into the weekend I sometimes find myself in bed and completely zonked out by 8 or 9. I’m also usually pretty broke by
I keep getting the same reaction when I tell people I went to an Oktoberfest this weekend: “that’s weird, it’s only September.” Only, it’s not weird. It’s reality. The original German Ocktoberfest is mostly in September. Started in 1810, it’s a sixteen day festival that ends the first Sunday in October. With 5 million visitors annually, it’s
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