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A Tourist in My Own Hometown

As the summer comes to a close, I’m preparing myself for another year away from Lancaster while I’m at college in Indiana. Leaving home is never easy, especially when you’re ...Read More

Braving the Midwest

For the past four months, I have been living in the Midwest. In late August, I packed up all of my Lancaster memorabilia, as if I were going to use ...Read More

Christmas in July

I don’t like large cities. I wish I did, but I don’t. I recently discovered that places like New York City overwhelm me to the point of tears. Maybe that’s ...Read More

Hot Things to Do in Lancaster This Summer

During the summer it is incredibly easy to waste the days away. Everything slows down in a lazy haze of heat. I don’t know about you, but I am determined ...Read More

The Top 5 Things I’m Going to Miss the Most about Lancaster

In less than two months, I will graduate from Lancaster Mennonite High School, and I’m more than excited. I can’t wait to escape the immature boys, mediocre lunches and never-ending ...Read More

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the

The Brubaker: Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar