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Whately Chapel

Watermelon Wednesdays

About fifteen minutes from our Northampton apartment, past fields filled with little leaguers, past a lake, and down a twisty road is the Whately Chapel, facing a garden and a field of horses and cows. During the summer, Wednesdays at the chapel are Watermelon Wednesdays. There’s music, bats, a dog, and, of course, watermelon. Last […]

Bendystraw versus Steve Martin

Bendystraw versus Steve Martin

According to this infographic of questionable accuracy, I prefer wine over beer and am less interesting than Steve Martin.

lighting the candles

Fourth of July in Lititz, PA

In Lititz, PA the Fourth of July is a very big deal. Forget Christmas—Fourth of July is THE social event of the year in Lititz. Volunteers organize several days of festivities in Lititz Springs Park. The Lions Club puts on the all-American small town parade. College students home for the summer reunite with high school […]