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Of Course We Dressed Up Like Cowboys To Watch The Movie “Young Guns”

Achievement: #64. Watch Young Guns Dressed as Cowboys

We first added this achievement to our list in 2011, and a mere seven years later, here we are, actually doing the damn thing. Never let anyone tell you can’t achieve your goals! (Even if your goals are, like ours, very weird.) Continue reading

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A Quick Tour Of The Carnegie Library, Oakland Branch

Achievement: #64. Visit 4 Libraries

In this first installment of four, we give you a tour in photos of the main branch of the Carnegie Library, nestled in the neighborhood of Oakland. Continue reading

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Seeing Swallow Falls State Park In Deep Creek

Achievement: #64. Deep Creek

While I think I’ll always be a winter gal at heart, some years, fall just sneaks right up the season chart and threatens to steal the top spot. Depsite the early-feeling autumn, this is one of those years. And so we decided, what better time to FINALLY cross off our Achievement to visit Swallow Falls State Park (which has only been on the list since 2010 haha). Continue reading

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Hold Me Closer, Inappropriate Dancer: A Buttermilk Falls Triple Achievement

Achievement: #64. Inappropriate Dances in 10 New Locations | #80. Check Out the Buttermilk Falls | #84. See Three Waterfalls

Last year for Christmas, in place of a more traditional present, my cousins and aunt and uncle traveled to rest stops and visitor centers all over the Pittsburgh area to collect brochures for us. Oh yes, they knew that we … Continue reading

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Hold Me Closer, Inappropriate Dancer: Waltzing With Cannons

Achievement: #64. Inappropriate Dances in 10 New Locations

Well, in addition to dancing with the chickens at the Big Butler Fair (referred to as ‘poultry’ by the sign on the barn, but I called them chickens to their face, lest they realize they are destined to be someone’s … Continue reading

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Fair Food And Divas Of Danger Up The Big Butler Fair

Achievement: #27. Big Butler Fair | #64. Inappropriate Dances in 10 New Locations

You know, there’s a saying out there, “You’re not a true Yinzer until you’ve experienced the Big Butler Fair.” I mean, I like to think there’s a saying like that, because let’s not kid ourselves, the Big Butler Fair is … Continue reading

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Hold Me Closer, Inappropriate Dancer: A Woodlands Frolic

Achievement: #64. Inappropriate Dances in 10 New Locations

Earlier today, I danced inappropriately in the middle of the woods at McConnells Mills. I danced on a tree, even though Michael thought I was going to fall off and hurt myself (which was a physical impossibility, I grew up … Continue reading

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We Seen It In The City Paper: The Dirty Ball With Attack Theater

Achievement: #25. Do 3 Things We Find Advertised in the CityPaper | #64. Inappropriate Dances in 10 New Locations

Somehow, it took us until 2011 to realize this fascinating truth: the Dirty Ball is the most outrageously fun night of the year. Who knew? Well, I certainly didn’t, because I’ve apparently been living under a rock since 2006 when … Continue reading

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Hold Me Closer, Inappropriate Dancer: The Gates Of San Francisco’s Chinatown

Achievement: #64. Inappropriate Dances in 10 New Locations

Since we’re making Michael repeat his awkward-poses-with-statues Achievement, it only seemed fair that I would have to repeat my inapprorpiate dance one. To make things more interesting, though, I decided to open the locations to anywhere, instead of just in … Continue reading

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Breakfast And Shopping On Saturday In The Strip

Achievement: #64. Spend a Saturday morning at the Strip

The Strip District is one of the most fun places in Pittsburgh, and one of those places where you feel such a sense of community with your fellow Yinzers. Just outside the edge of downtown, the Strip District is one … Continue reading

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