What’s inside 1. How to get it published 2. Name of a former restaurant 3. Wolfgang’s Sporting Goods – where, when?
Happy Halloween to those who mark the day today! We’re not super-big into Halloween in our family, in part because Oct. 31 also commemorates the dates of some less-fun family events, but we do have one thing going for us. Of our five cats, four are mostly black and three
Continuing with yesterday’s theme of memories of the Dogtown area of West York, I have two letters today to share. The first comes from a good friend of mine, Carol Hemler.
Today’s installment of Ask Joan is specifically dedicated to following up on Jack Bupp’s call for memories of Dogtown, which was published back in this July column; his father owned a grocery store there and Jack was looking for others who, like him, recalled the area. I can honestly say
Last week’s time off was amazing. And productive! my husband and I blogged, got some things done around the house, made some extra money, worked on our debt-payoff budget, bought a new home computer, watched the world’s most terrible movie and, oh yeah, had some fun, too! Now I’m back
It’s magical: I’m on vacation this week, and here you are, still reading Ask Joan. Neat, huh? It’s thanks to some help from friends in answering today’s questions. My plans for the day, because my husband and daughter are also off, might include a trip a little north to see
Somehow, it’s cold. Like winter. It was 80 degrees not that long ago. Did we skip fall? I, for one, want it back! My daughter went with my sister and brother-in-law to the Renaissance Faire yesterday, and they were REALLY chilly. See? Bone-chilling! For my part, I’m drinking hot chocolate
So in addition to my multitudinous trips at the York Fair, I did something else fun this past weekend. I went to see my mom in a fashion show! She was “modeling” for one of her favorite stores at the mall, and she had a great time. (And got a
Count ’em, that’s five “fairs” in today’s title, matching the minimum number of times it looks like I’ll be at the York Fair. One of my friends here at the YDR joked that we should have a “guess Joan’s weight” contest after I’m done my food-and-fun frenzy. Let’s not and
Hope your Labor Day included relaxing times and dry basements. Wear your galoshes the rest of the week; I hear the rain will continue. In that spirit, today’s Ask Joan also features some continuations, following up on previous posts. Hopefully these will be of a bit more cheery sort than