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New Photos

by Jenny 13 January 2019 Uncategorized

Hi, this is Jenny. I consider this blog as our way of letting friends and family know what’s going on with us. I try to have at least one of us – either Jenny or Jonathan – post at least once a month in order to keep the content fresh. I just realized that I […]

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To My Aunts and Uncles On the Gift Season

by Jenny 10 November 2018 Uncategorized

So I spent the past few weeks picking out books for my nephews and niece while trying to take my mind off of my mom’s cancer prognosis. Mom passed away at the end of October. During the time that my mom was very ill, our family also celebrated several baptisms and child and adult birthdays. […]

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Cross-Post: My New Ken Haunted History Walk

by Jenny 14 October 2018 Uncategorized

  Here’s my newest post in my new blog, The Parnassus Pen:  

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Hey, Westmoreland County Leaders

by Jenny 13 February 2018 Uncategorized

Trib articles rarely spur me enough to post in the Woytek blog. So this is your lucky night. Tonight I respond to the article Westmoreland County needs more, better branding, leaders say, by Joe Napsha. According to this article, the “Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland annual luncheon” held today at Saint Vincent College discussed ways […]

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My Grandma Was Rosie The Riveter

by Jenny 7 March 2017 Uncategorized

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day. Tomorrow morning, my employer will give us coffee and refreshments to kick off a discussion group on women’s issues. This afternoon I learned from the internet about things that I “should” do tomorrow: I “should” actually call off from work tomorrow. I “should” wear read. I “should” refrain from shopping […]

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Warning: Controversial Things Said Here

by Jonathan 11 January 2017 Uncategorized

Right now is not the time to boycott the political process. Right now is the time to get involved in it. Right now is the time to listen to what our elected officials are saying. Right now is the time to start learning about what they say in official capacities, what they vote for, what […]

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by Jenny 9 September 2016 Uncategorized

  September. September. Remember September. September is a month. It has 30 days. Many of these days mean things to me and my family. There’s the Obvious, Patriotic one. My Aunt Sue’s birthday. (I forgot to send Sue a card.) My parents’ wedding anniversary. The 10-year anniversary of my Grandma Hilde’s passing. The start of […]

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My Two Cents

by Jenny 1 April 2016 Uncategorized

A few days ago, I found this article in the Trib. IUP shifting away from flat-rate tuition For disclosure, I applied to IUP as a high school senior and they accepted me. I never enrolled there.  I chose to attend Saint Vincent College (SVC) instead. My sister E. does have two degrees from IUP. However, […]

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Pittsburgh Moment

by Jenny 3 January 2016 Uncategorized

Inspired by the Pittsburgh Steelers’ success today in making the playoffs: The first time that I ever rode a plane, I left Pittsburgh for a week and returned that Halloween. Before then, I had never even been in a major airport. There was no line item in the family budget for plane trips when I was […]

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In My Next Life

by Jenny 1 January 2016 Uncategorized

Today I saw my future. I will ride this mini train that now sits in front of me, under our Christmas tree. I see no passenger cars on this Pennsylvania Railroad track. So maybe I shovel coal, or hide out as a stow away.  That’s it! In my next life, I will be the hobo […]

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