Friday, March 29, 2024

MISSING GEYAHNA MEDWATZ aka "GG"- 3/21/24 in West Rockhill, PA!



Geyahna Medwartz aka “GG” was last seen March 21, 2024 in West Rockhill, PA. She was last seen at 12:20 am in her home by a family member and has not been seen afterward. GG suffers from mental health issues and it is believed she has not taken her medication. There is concern for her well-being as she had made threats of self-harm the day she went missing. IF you have ANY information, please contact Pennridge Regional Police Department – 215- 257-5104. 

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Minnesota Pear Bundt Cake Recipe!

   Minnesota Pear Bundt Cake Recipe



1 can sliced pears, drained (Save the syrup!)

1 box of white cake mix

2 large eggs whites- room temperature

1 large egg, room temperature

2 tsps Confectioner's sugar


1. Drain pears, reserving the syrup this makes chopping up the pears easier).  Chop pears. Put pears and syrup into a large bowl. Add the cake mix, egg whites and egg. 

2. Beat for 30 seconds. Then, beat on high for 4 minutes;

3. Coat a fluted tube pan with cooking spray and dust with flour. Add batter to fluted tube.

4. Bake at 350 degrees until an inserted toothpick comes out clean, approximately 50-55 minutes.

5. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar. 

(I added sprinkles!)

Thank you Taste of Home!  So yummy!

Thank you, Naked Wines, for this wonderful Michaud Columbia Valley Savignon blanc 2021! 

Ep 84-87 Murder on Elm Street by Jeremy L Luberts



Jeremy L. Luberts- used with permission

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Basement of Smith's home on Elm Street

LazyBoy chair where Smith sat

Haile Kifer (Dateline NBC)

Nicholas Brady (Dateline NBC)

Byron Smith (

Bullet Casings (Dateline NBC)

Smith basement (

Bloody carpet in basement (Dateline NBC0

Broken window, Smith residence (Dateline NBC)


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Allen Costantini, MN Supreme Court upholds Byron Smith conviction,, March 6, 2016, 

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Associated Press, Byron Smith must pay $21K to teens' families,, Nov 19, 2014, 

Associated Press, Man who killed two teens appealing conviction,, Aug 31, 2018. 

Brent McClusky, Crime Scene Photos released from Byron Smith Trial,, May 5, 2014. 

 Minnesota/WCCONews, May 27, 2014.

Castle Doctrine States,, 2022

Castle Doctrine States 2024, World Population Review, 2024.

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E 04- The Double Murder of Nick Brady & Haile Kifer, Something Criminal podcast, LPR, April 23, 2020.

Jeremy L. Luberts, Murder on Elm Street- A True Life Crime Story, Beaver's Pond Press, Saint Paul, MN 2024.

Joseph Stanichar, Investigator pens 'Murder on Elm Street,' the story of the Byron Smith murder case, Morrison County Record, August 25, 2023.

Karen M Frieze, Cuffed together:  A study on low law enforcement works impacts the officer's spouse, International Journal of Police Science and Management, Vol 22, Issue 4, 2022.

Karolus Law, Can You Stand Your Ground in Minnesota, April 17, 2019.

Nancy Grace Mysteries,, May 2, 2014.

Pam Louwagie, Byron Smith gets life sentence for murdering two Little Falls teens,  Star Tribune, August 16, 2014.

Pear Bundt Cake Recipe, Taste of Home, Jan 2024.

Season 1, Episode 1 Whispers from the Dead, Hear No Evil, ID Channel, 2017.

Self-Defense and 'Stand Your Ground', National Conference of State Legislatures, 2024.

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Supreme Court Rejects Byron Smith's Appeal, KNSI, March 3, 2021.

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