I found this gem on the Internet today.
We all Google ourselves … some of us more than others.
I have no idea who this person is, but I feel like we’d be fast friends. Many people share my same name, as my
pal Donald has told me.
I’ll put this out there: I’m jealous of her swagger.
Here are my three favorite lines from the lyrical masterpiece I can only assume rocked the pants off
Trevecca Nazarene University:
“Man Lauren Boyer, yous a crazy chick.”
“B is for Boyer, B is for Boss.”
“I never said I was a role model.”
My little sister Casey and I during Halloween sometime in the 90s.
Apparently, my mom thought it would be a good idea one year to dress my sister and I up as “biker babes.”
And this what she thought “biker babes” looked like.
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In fourth grade, I won a spelling bee by correctly spelling the word “embarrassment.”
On Tuesday, I brought new meaning to that same word as I trolled the aisles of Central Market York looking for people to accost for
You see, the Scripps National Spelling Bee was last week.
After great feedback on
this video, which examines the pronunciation of “Utz,” a coworker suggested I take to the streets holding a pop-up spelling bee of sorts. Continue reading
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A turkey journalist on deadline.
There comes a time in every woman’s life where she must come to grips with the retail gimmicks associated with different holidays.
For me, today was the day.
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York Daily Record/Sunday News Business Reporter Sean Adkins poses with a succulent, green vegetable.
Just a slice of life over here at the YDR business pod.
The other day, copy editor Teresa Cook gave me a fresh cucumber plucked from her garden.
Naturally, I figured, I’d use it to harass Sean.
This includes, but is not limited to, putting the elongated veggie in my purse and asking, “Is that a cucumber in my bag, or are you just happy to see me?”
Glad he has a sense of humor.
For another amusing photo of Adkins in action,
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Sometimes, I feel like my job title should include “finder-of-weird-shit.”
this, when I reported remotely from the mall.
and this, which has remained our No. 1 most visited blog post on York Common Cents for the past two months. Continue reading
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Woman wearing plastic surgical booties.
The funny thing about journalism: Even when you’re not at work, you’re still at work.
To be clear: I carry my iPhone and a notepad
EVERYWHERE. It’s the digital journalist way.
You never know when a story — or a very peculiar woman — might cross your path.
Early Friday evening, I was responsibly enjoying a refreshing adult beverage with some associates in the White Rose City when a woman, clad in what appeared to be blue surgical booties emerged from the darkness.
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