Oh the Places You Can Go… With a Library Pass

Last week I mentioned that I have been doing a summer of field trips.  A segment of these summer adventures have been made possible by the passes that are available to be checked out from the Lancaster Library system.  If you are a Lancaster resident, this is worth checking out!  If not, these places are…

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A Summer of Field Trips

This summer I decided to do a summer of field trips.  I currently live in Lancaster county Pennsylvania, but I’m not from here.  This means that I didn’t grow up exploring all the local history and beauty around here (obviously).  I decided that I would stay stateside this summer (as opposed to my wild ride…

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Philadelphia: Where History Meets City

I first met Philadelphia some 7 years ago as a tourist, visiting a prospective grad school program. I ended up moving to New York but have always enjoyed Philly as a day trip adventure destination. Now that I live in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and I have become better acquainted and I’m always adding to my list…

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One Last Summer Hurrah: San Diego

Today is Wednesday, my last day of summer vacation.  Which means, last weekend was my last weekend of ‘summer’ (in teacher terms, of course).  It’s important, as an educator, to use my summer breaks well because I don’t have the liberty of deciding when my next break will be.  Fortunately my friends Jenn and Shannon…

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Meeting in the Middle: Pittsburgh

Last October my dear sister Vanessa turned 25 and it was decided that this was worthy of a little celebration, so I drove west and my female family members drove east, with the exception of my sister-in-law, as she was weeks from her due date.  With all this driving, we met up in Pittsburgh.  My…

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