The Out-of-Towner

A Prehistoric Adventure at North Museum of Nature and Science

I have a confession to make: I’m 34 and have spent the past three decades never stepping foot into a planetarium … until now. About a month ago, my husband and ...Read More


“And he saith unto them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.’” (Matthew 4:19) From the joyful and light-hearted opening scene to the tear-filled ending and invitation, Sight ...Read More

Po-tay-to, Po-tah-to

I’ve lived above the Mason-Dixon for almost four years now. Before the big move, I lived my entire life in Alabama (with the exception of one year in Florida). I ...Read More

5 Style Trends from My Generation That Are Making a Comeback

I have a good long-term memory. Short term, not so much (which is why I have to write everything down nowadays). But, it’s weird that I can remember certain memories, and ...Read More

Music for My Moods

I am a music lover! I’m not proficient with any particular instrument (I took piano lessons in elementary school and learned a few songs on the guitar and drums from ...Read More


The smell of their signature roasted almonds is enough to lure anyone into Sight & Sound Theatre, but its current show Jonah is more than just a whale of a ...Read More


“Pushing the envelope,” “very risqué,” and “edgy” are a few of the words and phrases I heard from Thursday night’s opening performance of Pippin at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. Having ...Read More

Kids Say the Darndest Things!

My 5-year-old daughter, Danielle, is a handful. She will don a beautiful, little dress, have her nails painted bright pink, wear princess heels and then go play in the mud. ...Read More

Thanksgiving … A Family Tradition

Thanksgiving was a family tradition at our house in Alabama that I thought would never change. But, I was mistaken. As a kid, I took for granted every Thanksgiving that came ...Read More


I honestly didn’t know what to expect when I attended the media night for Samson at Sight & Sound Theatres back in early March. I was a little nervous and extremely ...Read More

May: So Much To Do!

It’s that glorious time of the year! The weather is perfect, gardens are in bloom with spring flowers, rhubarb and

Arbor Day: April 26, 2024

I’d always heard about a huge sycamore tree that grows just off Centerville Road in East Hempfield Township. However, curiosity

GR Mitchell: A Company on the Grow

It’s always heartening to see a company with deep roots in Lancaster County continue to thrive and grow. Having weathered

Butt, Who Knew!

This year I saw two of the movies that were up for a fair share of Oscars. Those were Maestro

Get Composting with Lancaster Compost Co-Ops!

And you thought composting was just for people who have large yards and/or expansive gardens. Think again! Composting is for

The U.S. Women’s Open is Returning to Lancaster!

May 28-June 2 at Lancaster Country Club Golf fans, the ladies are making a return trip to Lancaster and the

No Foolin’, April Has Arrived

Spring has sprung! It’s time to get out and enjoy all that the season has to offer. Best Kept Secrets

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual