Hurricane Irene Update: Attack of the Shadow Puppets

Just wanted to give y’all a quick update on how Hurricane Irene affected my area here in the lovely outskirts of Allentown, Pennsylvania.  The governor is asking the President to declare several counties, including Lehigh County where I live, Federal Disaster areas, which means FEMA can move in to help us out.  Apparently, there isContinue reading “Hurricane Irene Update: Attack of the Shadow Puppets”

The President is in Town (and traffic isn’t moving)

President Obama is in town hobnobbing with elected officials and a few [successful] business owners, who are more than happy to bolster Obama’s image to Pennsylvanians.  The same Pennsylvanians he accused of clinging to guns and religion during his campaign.  The local (and national) press is all over the story while our police are outContinue reading “The President is in Town (and traffic isn’t moving)”

WANTED:: Reformed Bad Girls

If you’re in the Allentown, PA area and female, you can come to a new Bible study starting on July 6 and led by yours truly.  We’ll be meeting at my mom’s pad on the West End.  E-mail me if you’d like to join us!  Here’s my nifty flyer.  Feel free to pass it aroundContinue reading “WANTED:: Reformed Bad Girls”

Transformers 2 in the Valley

A scene from the set taken by Michael Kubel of The Morning Call. Welp, there’s been a lot of excitement in the city of Bethlehem and the greater Lehigh Valley over the past week or so. Movie crews rolled in late last week to begin assembling sets at the old Bethlehem Steel Plant to prepareContinue reading “Transformers 2 in the Valley”

Mayfair Fun

Every year in one of the beautiful Allentown parks for as long as I can remember, there’s an outdoor festival called Mayfair with overpriced fair food (so good!), artisans, music, and kids’ events.  Today Sarah was playing at Mayfair with her Christian big band, Grace Notes, so my friend and I tagged along to takeContinue reading “Mayfair Fun”

Threat 229

February 29 only comes around once every four years. To celebrate the day, McDonald’s is offering small fries for only 29 cents and at Dunkin’ Donuts you can get a Leap Year Donut for 29 cents (of course, both establishments require a coupon offered in the Sunday paper weeks before). Other plans for this FridayContinue reading “Threat 229”

Pornography Raping Minds of Parkland Students

Imagine my surprise seeing one of the local high schools being “featured” on major news networks–for spreading student porn via their cell phones. Yes, Parkland High School (PHS), a proud and robust establishment with an excellent academic, athletic, and arts program is the scene of a scandal (full story). The pornographic material includes one femaleContinue reading “Pornography Raping Minds of Parkland Students”

Local Reaction to Alexis Cohen on “American Idol”

Type “Alexis Cohen” into search engine like Google and thousands of websites will pop up, most of which call Alexis “bizarre, crazy, insane” and so on. Even Allentown’s local paper, The Morning Call, published an article yesterday talking about Alexis titled, “Bizarre Rage on ‘American Idol’”. Today the paper published another article, “Televised ‘Idol’ rantsContinue reading “Local Reaction to Alexis Cohen on “American Idol””

Armored Robbery & My Old Apartment

This story (read article here) is still developing.  But at first glance, it looks like the suspects in the attempted armored car robbery fled right to my old apartment complex, White Stone Village.  I indicated in the picture about where our old apartment is located.  Details are still sketchy, but I would have really beenContinue reading “Armored Robbery & My Old Apartment”