Friend: You have your New Englanders, your Bostonians, your New Yorkers… What do you call someone from
Me: A Connecticutian!
Friend: Uh, that sounds like “execution.”
Me: Well, I’m not a big fan of Connecticutter.
When I first came down to this mid-Atlantic area to go to college, I amused people by telling them that I was from “the eastern part of
I’m not normally so defensive about this. Well, now that I think about it, I am. I just think that
I feel like my corner of Pennsylvania is noticeably different from
Maybe it’s the crisp air, rocky coastlines, and lighthouses. Maybe it’s the worn-down, green faces of those soothing
Of course, I could be a little bitter because I can hardly find a good cup of clam chowder around here. I’m just saying.