Wow. Lots of places around York city. But I went off the beaten path, too!
So, let’s get this straight: I’m no where near done with this map.
Since the whole ideaLab program is over-ish (BIG SAD FACE), I wanted to show some of the successful places I’ve traveled in pursuit of my project. Continue reading
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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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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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Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Last week, I drove a tractor-trailer at DCS School of Driving in York.
The column I wrote following the experience ended up on the Facebook page of Overdrive Magazine, a publication for those in the industry.
Since then, I’ve gotten a few emails and calls from truckers who appreciated my attempts to understand everything that goes into driving a big rig. Continue reading
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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 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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