October 2014 Blog Archives

A record player
Monthly Archives: October 2014

The last days of Stoverdale

Before Mt. Gretna, there was Stoverdale. This summer marked the 122nd consecutive year of the Mt. Gretna Campmeeting. Last fall, according to this 2013 article in the Lebanon Daily News, Mt. Gretna’s campmeeting district was placed on the National Register

Sewing the seeds of my first hockey love

You know what they say about March 4th: It’s the only day of the year that is a command. March forth. That date commands my attention as the anniversary of the first live hockey game I ever saw. It was

Spelling for hire

A local retailer recently purchased a half-page newspaper ad to tout that it had full- and part-time sales “positioins” available. It was hard work getting through the ad, because the misspellings just kept coming. Sales ladies (apparently men need not