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Just Enough

Just Enough

Super-size me. Two-for-one. All you can eat. Dinner in 20 minutes, or it’s free.  Into this maelstrom of consumer feeding frenzy comes the mindful voice of Oryoki Zendo, translated as “just enough.”

Odin Rathman Enters a New Chapter in Life

Odin Rathman Enters a New Chapter in Life

Odin Rathnam uses one word to describe his feelings after he and the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra parted ways. “Liberated,” he says. As the separation played out in public this year and the concertmaster performed his final HSO concerts, the Julliard-trained violinist found inspiration from a country song – Zac Brown Band’s Free.

Avant-Garde Photographer Applies Craft to Diverse Ends

Avant-Garde Photographer Applies Craft to Diverse Ends

Most accomplished practitioners of the visual arts generally can, when pressed, produce an academic degree or two that confirms their formal training. Although Ali Waxman attended Temple University, the 43-year-old Hershey photographer has come by much of his conceptual and technical prowess by working with and learning from other masters of the medium.

Pearls, Party Dresses and Heels

Pearls, Party Dresses and Heels

The Hershey Park Ballroom, first called the Dance Hall, opened circa 1920, when Hershey was in its earliest stages of growth and Americans were enjoying their first automobiles, drop-waist dresses and Babe Ruth. Join us on a trip down memory lane.

Adventure Man

Adventure Man

Prior to spending a late-summer evening at Climbnasium in Mechanicsburg, pretty much all of my rock-climbing knowledge came to me via Hollywood. One movie, in particular, occupied the entirety of my gray matter reserved for the sport of ropes, chalked hand holds, groin-hugging harnesses, upper-body strength and fear scoffing - the 1993 cinematic classic known as Cliffhanger.

The Storytelling Animal

The Storytelling Animal

Drawing on an array of disciplines far removed from traditional literary studies – from neuroscience to psychology to biology to genetics – Jonathan Gottschall argues persuasively that our minds “yield helplessly to the suction of story. No matter how deep we dig in our heels, we just can’t resist the gravity of alternate worlds.”

Harmony Hall Now Offers Lunchtime Tranquility

Harmony Hall Now Offers Lunchtime Tranquility

Harmony Hall in Middletown seems to be just a stones-throw away from the endless blur of cars of Rte. 283, but you’d never know it once you’re there. The serene surroundings that owner Karen Taylor has maintained and operated since 1997 are quite a sight to see and visit.

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