That little guy up there is a painted turtle I ran into at Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area – one of only 3 Conservation Areas in PA. Adventure is all around and in Pennsylvania there is a ton of it to be found in our State Parks and Conservation Areas. I’ve set myself, Read More

Fall in PA is a great time to visit Farm Markets (or Farmer’s Markets if there is more than one Farm selling).  My all-time favorite Farm Market is Butcher’s Farm Market in Newport, Perry County. Butcher’s is a family-run business and they grow much of what they offer, plus they sell other items from, Read More

On one of my lovely long drives into work over hill and dale I spotted a sign saying “Teaberry Soft Serve” and my heart went all a-flutter.  I *love* Teaberry and I *love* soft-serve ice cream.  Sadly, the place with the sign was not open at 8am. I have no idea why not, ice, Read More

So I moved to Dauphin in 2001 and I really didn’t want to move there.  It is kinda out there, ya know?  BUT, then I found out that less than a mile from my house was a 3Bs. 3Bs is a local ice cream chain that serves Hershey’s ice cream in HUGE portions, shakes,, Read More

I had a very long drive into work last week, if you live along 322 this happens a few times a year.  322 ends up backed up, 11/15 is backed up so you hotfoot it over to Duncannon from the East Shore and take a nice drive through Perry County to make it to, Read More