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…

Billy's New Hope Barn

Meet Jerry and Marcie Bunting. These two very special humans created and manage Billy’s New Hope Barn, a non-profit organization dedicated to caring for rescued farm animals. Most animals come from the ASPCA or Animal Control. Sadly, there is a…

Harmony in Hawley

For years, many of us have enjoyed the outstanding music performances of Harmony Presents. First at the Silk Mill, upstairs that is now an art gallery. Then, downstairs to the Boiler Room. Each time elevating the talent and the atmosphere….

The Round House Mystery of Baoba

Back in May of 2013 I wrote an article about the Round House in Lackawaxen. It is a significant structure that lay in ruins in what appears to have been a village, a community, something more than just a nice…

Reimagining Education

Collaborating for a Happier Life This pandemic has been challenging on so many levels. Highlighting many basic needs and functions that need to be revisited – healthcare, infrastructure, family, work, technology and education. We’ve had the gift of time to…

Sedona

Living in the Pocono Mountains is an ideal location for owning a dog. It seems a rite of passage – buy house, trade convertible for truck, get dog. It sounds like a country song. My dog, Sedona, found me on…