Ludolph Hensel

My Life in America Before, During and After the Civil War I am writing a fictional history that revolves around the Shohola Train Wreck of 1864. (I will keep you informed on the progress.) The writers group PencilsNEPA has been…

Why People Be Pigs?

The Road is NOT a Garbage Can! Ahhhhh, the loveliness of springtime! The flowers begin to grow, leaves are returning to the trees as the mounds of plowed snow melt away. And there it is, in between the flowers and…

Oliver Johnson

I had the good fortune to meet the artist, Oliver Johnson, over the summer of 2021. AMSkier was hosting him in the bungalow that was the former offices of The Delaware Highlands Conservancy. The warmth and wisdom of this thoughtful,…

Winter – Inside and Out

The heart of winter in the Pocono Mountains offers an abundance of opportunities to enjoy Mother Nature and the nature of creativity. We are surrounded by game lands and parks. Don your cross-country skis or snowshoes and get outside. It’s…

Van Scott Nature Preserve

The 144-acre Van Scott Nature Reserve in Beach Lake, Wayne County, PA is the new headquarters of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and a welcoming, accessible place for people of all ages to learn about, explore, and enjoy nature. It was…

Narrows Gallery

The local art scene continues to flourish. There is a new gallery in Narrowsburg called, Narrows Gallery. I am honored to be included in the opening exhibit, “Controlled Chaos” along with Courtney Caserta. The gallery is located behind The Tustin…

Looking for Local Burners

I recently attended a festival located in Wayne County along with friends from my Burning Man camp, Mirage Garage. It was very well-done. Great people, art, meditation and of course, much dancing! I was pleasantly surprised. I first attended Burning…

Create to Donate

WHAT Create to Donate is a partnership between The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ and The COMMUNITY TAPESTRY PROJECT to artistically share Holiday messages, insights, tributes, hopes and wishes. There is no cost to participate. But everyone is encouraged to share the…

Bunting Farm Stay

Last month I wrote about Billy’s New Hope Barn, a non-profit organization dedicated to caring for rescued farm animals. Billy’s New Hope Barn resides on the Bunting Farm. Thank you to all of you who donated. If you forgot, now…