Take a Walk on the Wildside

Take a Walk on the Wildside

Take a Walk on the Wildside in Lackawaxen Living in a rural area has many benefits – pristine nature, friendly neighbors, and farm fresh produce. Sometimes you don’t even have to go to the store or local farm; sometimes you…

Steampunk

Steampunk

When I think of Steampunk, I think of the movie Wild Wild West with Will Smith and Kevin Kline. I also think of HG Wells and time machines. Steampunk is a genre that reflects 19th Century style and technology. It…

CANIDS

CANIDS

    I was driving up 590 the other day and caught movement out of the corner of my eye. I thought it was a dog and was surprised to see a beautiful Red Fox looking back at me. The…

Dan Beard Cabin

Dan Beard Cabin

    Preserving History Daniel Carter “Uncle Dan” Beard was an American author, illustrator, youth leader and social reformer who founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905 which later merged into the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) when founded…

LENNI LENA’PE  ~ THE TRUE PEOPLE OF THE POCONOS

LENNI LENA’PE ~ THE TRUE PEOPLE OF THE POCONOS

Long before Europeans, the Lenni Lena’pe called this area home. These Native Americans were the first inhabitants of the Pocono Mountains, having settled in the area over 10,000 year ago. Lena’pe is pronounced “Leh-NAH-pay” and it means “the people.” Sometimes…

The Zane Grey's... an unusal love story

The Zane Grey’s… an unusal love story

The Zane Grey House, a National Park overlooking the Lackawaxen and Delaware Rivers in prominent view of the Roebling Bridge, is a must see in the area.  The boat launch directly in front of the home is ideal for eagle…

TIMELESS RELAXATION - Kayaking

TIMELESS RELAXATION – Kayaking

One of my favorite things to do is kayak down the Delaware River. Why? Well, it is one of the best ways to completely relax (unless dark clouds suddenly appear and quickly get closer and closer, you hear thunder and…

DELAWARE WATER GAP

DELAWARE WATER GAP

I can’t count how many times I’ve driven along I-80 through the Delaware Water Gap and admired its loveliness… for all of, what?  a minute, maybe two? Last year during the Delaware River Sojourn I had the opportunity to kayak…