Some Port Trevorton/Sunbury Narratives

In 1868, William and Elizabeth lived a couple miles west of Port Trevorton, Snyder; sadly the this is year she passes away. Their home was very rural, as they were outside even the small town, surrounded by very little but nature. To the north of their property was...

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunge

We tend to overtrain quads and undertrain hams—So let’s get to it! Some of our best hamstring exercises. Deadlift Forward lunge Jump lunge One leg deadlift Prone dumbbell leg curl Prone leg curl Seated leg curl Standing machine leg curl Step up Traveling lunge NOTE:...

My mother remembers Ollie (RIP brother)

My Brother-in-law Ollie Mazo passed earlier this year. He was laid to rest in Philly. My mother wrote a small remembrance: “My mind was on Oliver tonight as I prepared my dinner and fed Sky and Foxy. Oliver looked at me one night at Marc’s table and said to me,...

Number the Stars

Summary for chapter 1 “Number the Stars” is about a girl named Annemarie Johansen and her parents. After school she wants to race her friend, Ellen Rosen, with Annemarie’s little sister Kristi following behind, trying to catch up. When they were running they got...

Ancestor’s Words

May each and every feather in its wings serve to write a Declaration of Independence for as many nations. Henry Bucher (Newspaper comment) Scattered o’er various fields by heaven, Through various pathways lead, What happiness in peace to meet, Around a common head!...