This is my dream life, in pictures... *All credit has been sourced in links* A simple life !
Today I was with my relatives for the annual fastnacht-baking festival. Fastnachts are traditional Pennsylvania Dutch doughnuts made from potatoes. The dough is cut, rises, and then we fry it. Before: After: Traditionally they are eaten on "fat Tuesday" in preparation for Lent. We just eat them fresh off the fryer. And there's always plenty [...]
Today, my parents visited and we went on a guided tour inside the Fonthill Castle where Henry Chapman Mercer once resided: he was an archeologist and tile maker. Snow walk I've never actually been INSIDE the castle! It was incredible with 40-something rooms and we only saw about 15 or so. Mercer read over 6,000 [...]
I spent Christmas 2019 with my family in NY. On Saturday, my aunt and cousin visited. We went to an art museum, had a diner lunch, and watched Christmas movies. Julie and Priscilla bought themselves a joint Christmas present: the "Friends" Central Perk coffee house Lego set. Because you're never too old for legos... On [...]
My parents came to visit and we had a fun day doing brunch, walking through the center of town, browsing the shops, stopping for drinks at Starbucks, and visiting the art museum. It was a day full of pleasant surprises. We stopped at the book store and were given raffle tickets, promoting the release of [...]