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. Continue reading
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Tagged awkward photos, biker babe, costume, funny, halloween, lauren boyer, throwback, trick or treat, York Daily Record
Sean and I agreed to be partners (OK, I basically wrote his name on the sign up sheet.) for the games at the work Halloween party today.
One of the games involved finding a piece of gum in a container of whip cream without the use of hands. Then, you had to blow a bubble.
We lost. Here’s what happened: Continue reading
In this screenshot, Ken Brown, president of MKT Metal Manufacturing, is contemplating his love of ducts. To watch the video, click here.
Today, I visited a duct factory.
No, not the tape.
MKT Metal Manufacturing in Manchester Township, Pa., makes air ducts for commercial buildings and the kinds that are exposed in super swanky apartments.
Think ducts are boring, eh?
You’re wrong. Ducts are cool for a lot of reasons. Continue reading
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Tagged ducts, journalism, lauren boyer, manufacturing, mkt, reporting, York Daily Record
Between vacation and other shenanigans, I have been really REALLY bad at blogging lately.
So, here’s the run down of what I’ve been up to since the strip club story broke my heart when it ended abruptly: Continue reading
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Designer tots at the Left Bank in York, Pa.
I wrote a story about tater tots the other week, just because.
Philip Given, who is mentioned in the story, suggested the tot angle months ago.
Naturally, I love weird stories. I, too, experienced the hipster tot phenomena on recent trip to DC, where we ate at Sticky Rice. Continue reading
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Tagged dining, eating, hipster, lauren boyer, napoleon dynamite, restaurants, tater tots, toppings, tots, trend, York Daily Record
At every event I attend, I have to find something strange to write about.
It’s no fun otherwise. Check out the stories I’ve done the last two years at the York Fair. (Here and here).
This seemed like the perfect strategy to employ Friday at the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, which is kind of a big deal, if you weren’t aware.
Anyway, no one wants to read a normal story from this event, except maybe the people participating. Continue reading
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Tagged 150th, badass, beards, burnside, civil war facial hair, facial hair, generals, gettysburg, lauren boyer, mutton chops, reenactor, York Daily Record