Tag: PA

The Weirdness of PA’s Route 30 (Now with BONUS Intercourse)

There’s a time and a place for political correctness and then there are situations where you simply have  to call things like they are and Route 30, (or at least the portion spanning Chester, Lancaster and York counties) is weird as all get out. There’s actually a lot of weirdness going on in rural, central Pennsylvania. This

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Weekend Trip Idea: Erie PA

It’s a underlying theme in my writing that I don’t give western Pennsylvania that much love, mostly because it’s an area I’m unfamiliar with. To help try and rectify this, this week’s “Weekend Trip Idea” is Erie, PA. I feel like I literally never hear anything about it, but Erie is the 4th largest city  in

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Hiking Elk Mountain

Memorial Day weekend (or #MDW if I want to be trendy) has long been the unofficial start of summer (even though my personal unofficial start of summer is whenever school lets out) and I’m happy to say that I’ve already been able to start crossing off items from my 2013 Summer to-do List. My mother and I

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“Taste the World”: a Lancaster Food Tour

I’m not a “foodie” by any means (unless your talking about Tom Haverford’s definition of a foodie which consists of Instagramming what you eat…in that case I most certainly am).  I’m terribly picky and have all sorts of strange hang-ups; I generally don’t eat hot vegetables, anything pureed grosses me out, I’ve traditionally been very wary of ethnic

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100 Things to do in Pennsylvania

100 Things to do In Pennsylvania: This is a big one.  I mentioned in my 100th post that I was thinking of using it as a “100 things to do in PA” blog but then thought better of it A) because it just seemed like a sad things to do B) because I wanted to get

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Weekend Trip Idea: Rafting at Ohiopyle State Park

We’re lucky here in Pennsylvania to have an abundance of rivers and lakes for watersports.  Most of these waterways are calm and easy to navigate, but sometimes you feel like you’re in the mood for a little whitewater.  Contrary to popular belief you could find real whitewater rafting here in Pennsylvania (as opposed to the fake

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