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About xtinethewriter

* Freelance Writer Xtraordinaire * Producer of 300+ youtube videos * Cellist and bassist * Over 4,000 photos on Google maps viewed 300,000,000 times * Army veteran stationed in Bangkok, Thailand * Creative director for trainumentary.com and pugrealitytv.com * Former Advertising Executive, REALTOR, TV Producer, and Majority Inspector of Elections for Millcreek's 5th Ward, Erie County, PA. Also check out trainumentary.com and pugrealitytv.com * See her complete video collection at: https://www.youtube.com/user/fishiesswimming

Watch and Hear “Me and Bobby McGee” as sung by Christine Lorraine Morgan, dedicated to her husband Michael

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See some of the ships that have visited Erie, PA’s bayfront over the years: Christine’s Chronicles

The lake port city of Erie, PA has seen its share of waterfaring vessels over the centuries. Here is a glimpse at some of those nautical visitors. It’s winter 2019 and the “Presque Isle” is docked at the Erie bay … Continue reading

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Check out these photos of the Erie Thunderbirds Drum and Bugle Corps from 1971 to 2013: Christine’s Chronicles

Erie, PA — One of Erie’s snazziest musical endeavors, The Erie Thunderbirds, marches in parades, competitions and shows throughout PA, NY and Canada. Take a look at these historic photos, depicting the corps’ performances from 1971 to 2013. Many of … Continue reading

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Watch “Insomnia Dog Zoey Episode 3: Snorting Blue Pig Toss at 12:44 a.m.” to see an adorable border collie who doesn’t like to go to bed

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Watch Episode 2: Insomnia Dog Zoey Running Through the House at 12:15 a.m.

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Look at these Magnificent Homes from Erie, PA’s Millionaire’s Row on W. 6th Street Near Downtown: Christine’s Chronicles

From about 1871 to the 1930s an area of Erie, PA on W. 6th Street near downtown was dubbed “Millionaire’s Row.” As the city developed, this is where the affluent citizens built architecturally-stunning homes and carriage houses. Enjoy this sampling … Continue reading

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Extreme HistoERIE: The Earliest Years of Erie, PA 1795 to 1884: Xtine’s 20 questions

If you know who’s buried at the Wayne blockhouse in Erie, PA then take this quiz! Even if you don’t know, take the quiz anyway! Continue reading

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Observe the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse as witnessed in Erie County, PA on May 15, 2022: Christine’s Chronicles

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Watch “Lazarus The Legend,” the 1993 award-winning cult classic movie produced in Erie, PA

Erie, PA Movie-maker Matthew J. Frazzini created “Lazarus The Legend” 30 years ago as a spoof on every kung fu movie he’d ever watched. It aired on Erie’s Public Access cable TV channel. Videotaped entirely on location here in Erie, … Continue reading

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See What Erie’s East Bayfront Looked Like in 1880 With This Photo of the Wayne Blockhouse: Christine’s Chronicles

By Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ April 18, 2022 Yes, the shoreline of Presque Isle Bay nearly reached the Wayne Blockhouse as is apparent in this 1880 photo! Garrison Hill, which is slightly to the east of this photo, was a … Continue reading

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