Watch out for the next Perzel
September 10, 2011 The wheels of justice turn slowly. But now and then, a miscreant gets exactly what he deserves. On Wednesday (Aug. 31), former speaker of the Pennsylvania House John M. more »»
Shale gas boom as job creator
September 10, 2011 The more time that passes since the Marcellus Shale boom began in 2008, the more time researchers have had to put into focus the economic impact of shale drilling on the state’s econom. more »»
How do you celebrate Labor Day?
September 3, 2011 This weekend marks the end of summer. Wear you white shoes and carry your white purse because when the weekend is done they must be put away. more »»
Just when you thought you’ve heard it all....
September 3, 2011 I was sitting in the back row of a class on substance abuse with two jovial colleagues. The various drugs of choice were being cataloged along with their effects, symptoms, and treatments. more »»
Hurricane on vacation
September 3, 2011 Irene’s attack on the east coast last week conjured up remembrances of another New England hurricane that roared into our lives. more »»
School: Another year on the horizon
August 27, 2011 Can it really be time for school already? I just had this thought when my children voiced the same sentiment. Our family likes summer vacation because of the flexibility it allow. more »»
August 27, 2011 The family was playing in the large yard around sunset. We all kept an eye out for Eli, my five-year old nephew, because kids are impulsive and quick and Pleasant Drive gets a lot of traffic. more »»
August 27, 2011 Sometimes it’s hard to decide what to think and write about. What I do is turn to the first thing that occurs to me. more »»
Goodbye, Old Paint
August 27, 2011 My friend Mary called me up a while back. She and her husband are redoing a house too. She wanted to know if I’d come help her paint. I said ye. more »»
A recap of the 2011-2012 WCSD budget
August 27, 2011 School opening is a fitting time to provide a school budget update. When the state budget passed on June 30 our school district lost nearly $4 million of state funding. more »»
The morning newspaper wake-up
August 20, 2011 My newspaper is late this morning and I honestly hope I can make it through the day. My body is trying to figure out how to cope without its brain being awake. more »»
Picnic foods taste oh so good!
August 13, 2011 I am sure we all have a different list of foods when we think of picnic fare. Some people have to have their steaks. Others like fried chicken. more »»
Hot, cool, and just right
August 13, 2011 We knew something was up when Eli, my five-year old nephew, wanted his hair combed by Nigel, my fourteen-year old son. more »»
August 6, 2011 It has been county fair week around here for the past three weeks. The fair that I attended as a child closed yesterday. more »»
Keeping it down
August 6, 2011 Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, a little girl, who loved to travel, got car sick. more »»
We need rain!
July 30, 2011 As I walk through the yard to the mailbox, the grass crunches beneath my feet. There is nothing lush and green about it. more »»
The Amoeba Effect
July 30, 2011 When I was in elementary school, Bob was in senior high. He lived across the street and he’d “kid sit” me from time to time. more »»
A blast from the past!
July 23, 2011 Only once in your lifetime do you pass the milestone of the 50th anniversary of your graduation from high school. This past weekend marked that occasion for m. more »»