Elena D'Agostino Elena is a professional photographer and knitting enthusiast originally from Aliquippa and is somewhat ashamed to admit she currently resides in Butler. She has spent most of her life working for her family at Sheffield Lanes and The Fallout Shelter, where she fixes bowling machines and drinks. You can see more of her photography on her website or follow her on Facebook.
  • I Couldn’t Find a Job Here “I’ve been live in Connecticut, I’ve been there for 18 years. I was in Texas for 16 years.” “Why did you move to Texas?” “I knew someone else moving and I had nothing to do here. I couldn’t find a job here, so I went!” Elena D'AgostinoElena is a professional photographer and knitting enthusiast originally […]
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    September 12, 2015
  • I Was Learning to Drive a Stick “How about the time I was learning to drive a stick and you let me borrow your brother’s Mustang?” “Did I let you borrow the car?” “You went with me. Through Ambridge as I tried to learn how to drive a stick. The ’65 Mustang? My brother had a ’65 3-speed Mustang. He loves that type […]
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    September 10, 2015
  • Who the Heck is Carl? “I met him and we were married 4 months, 5 months later. I was his first true girlfriend, ever. We fell in love, it was almost automatic. It was instant.” “It was a dating site, now we’ll be married for 13 years.” “He texted me on the site and said “I’m kinda interested,” so I […]
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    September 8, 2015
  • My Kids Weren’t That Funny “My kids weren’t that funny. I had two girls, they didn’t do nothing wrong! My kids, they were great. Now, my grandson, that’s another story. He’s a bad one. He jumps out of the crib, he bangs his head, he throws stuff into the pool. The funniest thing he does, he imitates me. I have […]
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    September 7, 2015
  • Falling Out of the Car “Him falling out of the car taking me to Sunday school.  He was backing up, he opened up the doors, he wasn’t using the mirrors and he fell out of the car and the car kept going backwards. That was funny. A good memory.” Elena D'AgostinoElena is a professional photographer and knitting enthusiast originally from […]
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    September 6, 2015
  • I Want to Accomplish Something “Work work work work work. I have no fun. Actually, I enjoy work. I want to accomplish something. I probably don’t need to work, we don’t need to work, as much as we do. But when you’re trying to run a small business, it’s almost a non-stop venture. If you want to do a good […]
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    September 4, 2015
  • No Work. No Play. Just Lay on the Beach. “The best place I’ve ever been: Caymans. I’ve been there 5 or 6 times. No work, no play, just lay on the beach. Laying on a hammock on a beach and reading, that’s pretty interesting to me.” Elena D'AgostinoElena is a professional photographer and knitting enthusiast originally from Aliquippa and is somewhat ashamed to admit […]
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    September 2, 2015
  • It Sucked for a While “I got pregnant with my daughter when I was 19, had her when I was 20. Got pregnant with my son at 21, had him at 22, was married at 22 and a half. It was a struggle. It sucked for awhile, but we supported each other through all the shit.” Elena D'AgostinoElena is a […]
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    August 31, 2015