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 this video.
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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We got a note from the students over at Central York High School that just made my day Friday.
As you recall, wle did a NewsVroom presentation for two journalism classes a couple weeks ago.
Anywho, you can read it for yourselves.
A lot of them seemed SUPER enthused about getting out of the cubicle.
Click to enlarge:
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I detest typical “Year in Review” posts:
I rang in 2012 wearing these ridiculous glasses with my little sister, who came to York for the occasion.
“I GOT ENGAGED.”
“I HAD A BABY.”
“I BOUGHT A HOUSE.”
Yep, I’ve done none of said things. I’m still living in my awesome bachelorette pad apartment in York city. I don’t have a ring on it. And there certainly isn’t a fetus growing inside of me (that I’m aware of).
But hey, I still had a pretty awesome year full of adventures, successes and things that made me think.
Here’s a list of the good, the bad and the ugly from 2012: Continue reading
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I love diner coffee. I snapped this one after a visit to Alexander’s near the York Fairgrounds.
So, I have to catch my breath here.
It’s been an interesting month.
For most of September, we were down a man (or woman) on the business desk, which has led to minimal time to focus on fun things, like hanging out with random people.
(Though I did manage to have some fun with my toys.)
But I’m back. Back with vengeance. And I’m headed where no man has gone before.
…well, at least I haven’t. For more information, click here. Continue reading
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