The site of Fort Crawford, Parnassus, New Kensington, PA. Colonel William Crawford founded this fort. Simon Girty was present at Colonel Crawford’s execution in 1782. I walked to this site from my house when I took this photo.

 

Here’s my newest post in my new blog, The Parnassus Pen: http://www.parnassuspen.com/2018/10/14/my-new-ken-haunted-history-walk/

 

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Ghostbusters

by Jenny on 4 October 2018

Here in the Pittsburgh area, several folks dress up their own automobiles for Halloween. They dress up their autos as Ecto-1, from the move Ghostbusters (1984).

Here a photo that I took of one such auto. I took this in front of Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh in 2014.

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The Mystery Machine

by Jenny 21 September 2018 Podcasts

Hi, this is Jenny again. We saw the Mystery Machine on the Ohio Turnpike this summer. Well, we saw it in camping-trailer form, at least. The man who drove the auto attached to this Mystery Machine resembled Shaggy! Apparently this Mystery Machine is from Pennsylvania. I grabbed these photos when we stopped at the same […]

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Blast from the Past: Presque Isle State Park, Erie, PA

by Jenny 18 September 2018 Outdoors
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Happy Full Moon!

by Jenny 28 June 2018 New Kensington
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Old Houses, Old Wiring, and Ceiling Fans

by Jonathan 9 June 2018 House and Home

Why, hello, blog! It has been a while. It has also been quite a while since I’ve posted much here about work on our old house. Part of that is because I really haven’t done much of substance lately on the house. Well, I’m out to change that (slowly), so here we go…. Tl;dr: I […]

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BRAIN-storming

by Jenny 24 May 2018 Travel

People should come together for . . . zombies. Hear me out. Last year, a Facebook friend asked for suggestions of activities for the kids living in her community.  Ever since, I have BRAIN-stormed for this. And then I remembered the trip that I took to Virginia several years ago in order to spend time […]

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Pre-Anniversary Breakfast at Knead Community Cafe

by Jenny 28 April 2018 Food

Tomorrow (Sunday) is our wedding anniversary.  We got married at Mount Saint Peter in New Kensington two weekends after Easter. So, tonight is the anniversary of our wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner. Memories of our wedding rehearsal dinner itself make me happy because my mother-in-law and her family and friends put such love and care […]

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The Tale About the Clawfoot Tub . . .

by Jenny 13 April 2018 House and Home

Hi, it’s Jenny again. I haven’t abandoned this blog! This site morphed from our wedding website into our home renovation blog.  Well, last Christmas, Jonathan had the opportunity to meet our house’s former owner.  And this former owner solved a mystery for us. See, we knew that the second floor bathroom once included the clawfoot […]

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Come Visit “The Parnassus Pen”

by Jenny 20 March 2018 History

This is Jenny, and I have a few items to discuss. First: Happy birthday to my youngest sister, O.S.G! Sis, if you are reading this, I want you to know that it was so much fun to watch you grow up! Second: Happy spring to everybody else. Now for the meat of this post: This […]

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