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D.I.Y Senior Pictures

D.I.Y Senior Pictures

July 15, 2019

During the summer before senior year, many students take their senior photos. These are usually professional portraits by photographers, but sometimes students choose to stage their own photos with a friend or family member. Here are the top five spots for D.I.Y senior photos: Keeneland A National Historic Landmark, Keeneland, features beautifully landscaped grounds that are open to the public ...

My Life as a YouTuber

My Life as a YouTuber

July 9, 2019

In summer 2016, two months before I started eighth grade, I made my first YouTube video. It was titled “Sloan Water Bottle Work Hard Video.” I remember that day vividly. I stuck my phone onto my mom’s old tripod and spent the summer day filming the video. One of my proudest moments was editing that video on Windows Movie Maker. The late nights, long weekends, seven-hour editing session...

My Independence Day Family Tradition

My Independence Day Family Tradition

July 3, 2019

Independence Day (AKA The Fourth of July) has been a nationally celebrated holiday since 1941, but it originally dates back to 1776 when our congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. This year, The Fourth of July is on a Thursday. The Fourth of July is a day for fireworks, ice cream, grilling out, and family. Many people go to nearby lakes to go boating and enjoy the environment for the wee...

Life Lessons Living On a Farm

Life Lessons Living On a Farm

July 1, 2019

I live on a 13-acre farm with a few more than 20 horses in Bourbon County. I absolutely love living on a farm. It is peaceful and beautiful in every way. The farm that I reside on is far away from any town or city, so my family and I don’t have to worry about anyone breaking into our house. It gives me a sense of safety that I didn’t have when I lived in the city. Although there are a lot...

DIY Popsicles

DIY Popsicles

June 27, 2019

As the school year is coming to a close, the temperature in Lexington is beginning to rise. People are going to be looking for a way to cool off.  What better way of doing this than an ice cold popsicle? Store bought popsicles are all fine and good, but the best popsicles are the ones that are homemade. There are many benefits to making a sweet treat of your own creation. Frozen desserts ...

Ideas for a Fun Summer Date

Ideas for a Fun Summer Date

June 20, 2019

Along with summer camps and family vacations, summertime is the perfect time for adorable dates.  If you're looking for something romantic, you can't go wrong with a drive-in movie. You can take snacks and blankets and watch a film under the stars. It can be an intimate and fun date, or a perfect night for a group of friends. Another great date idea is bowling because it gives you something to do instead of ...

Top Five Ice Cream Shops in Lexington

Top Five Ice Cream Shops in Lexington

June 12, 2019

Summer is quickly approaching us and with summer comes longer and hotter days. Increasing temperatures can make a person miserable. Here are my top five places to get a nice summer treat to help you cool down: Cold Stone Creamery Located on Mall Road, this shop offers a unique variety of ice cream. Costumers can build their own sundae or choose from a selection of their “signature creations” which range from “Dough ...

Summer Skin Safety for Teens

Summer Skin Safety for Teens

June 10, 2019

The number one cause of skin cancer is the exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Many teens enjoy laying out by the pool in the sun. However, they may not be aware of the dangers the sun can cause. Cancer occurs when the cells in the body divided too quickly, creating an overabundance of cells usually forming tumors. This disease can occur almost anywhere in the body--even skin. Ther...

Savanna’s Summer Playlist

Savanna’s Summer Playlist

June 8, 2019

Music is one of my most favorite things, and I associate different songs with my different emotions, so I pick different songs to make playlists. My current playlist is called "Good Taste." Here are the songs: Relavator Eyes by The Paper Kites. The Paper Kites have been one of my favorite bands for a long time. I love their different voices in each song. This song is sung by one of the male singer...

How To Waste Your Summer

How To Waste Your Summer

June 4, 2019

Now that finals are over and you have finally taken the most important test in every class (or the retake on the one test bringing your grade down) summer break is here. In the words of the Phineas and Ferb theme song, “the annual problem for our generation is finding a good way to spend it.” Don’t worry, we at the Sinecure have your back. Here are the best ways you can waste your summer. YouTube The easiest ...

Iron Man and the Threat of the Military Industrial Complex

Iron Man and the Threat of the Military Industrial Complex

June 3, 2019

Iron Man has been a staple Marvel character for decades. It was first introduced in Tales of Suspense during 1963, and getting his first comic Iron Man in 1968. Tony Stark inherited Stark Industries from his father, Howard, which is a “defense company” that builds weapons and weaponized vehicles for the military. Most notably, his technologies are used by the Avengers and S.H.I.E.L.D while fighting the many...

The Joy of a New Puppy

The Joy of a New Puppy

June 2, 2019

You never realize how tired you can be until a new puppy is brought into your house. Puppies are like little babies because they require constant attention and love. They will also be the first to whine if their needs aren’t met.   My family brought home a small black and white English Springer Spaniel puppy named Ruby Mae. Now, don’t get me wrong, she is the sweetest puppy, but the sleeples...