The Power of Kindness

The Power of Kindness

Now that the holidays are over, I can’t help but to reflect upon the incredible generosity of our community. The Holiday Toy Drive is a cooperative effort of The Zipper Junction Project©, Wayne County Ford and Bold Gold Media. The…

Unlearning by Bike

Unlearning by Bike

I was fortunate to be included in a very special pop-up gallery event in Stamford, CT over the summer, “Palette of Sisterhood”. It consisted of women who met through public art projects in Stamford. Part of our responsibility was to…

What’s All the BUZZZZZZ?

What’s All the BUZZZZZZ?

There is only one Queen Bee to every hive. If the Upper Delaware region was its own hive, then Joan Santos is our Queen Bee. I first met Joan about sixteen years ago while working-out at the Woodloch Spring Sports…

Top Ten Things To Do in August (especially when guests arrive)

Top Ten Things To Do in August (especially when guests arrive)

Top Ten Things to Do in August (especially when guests visit) Wayne County Fair – August 2-10. Demolition, Monster trucks, Livestock, Music, Food and MORE! Local fun for the whole family. Milford’s Festival of Wood – August 3-4 Hike! There…

Puttin' On The Ritz

Puttin’ On The Ritz

The Ritz Company Playhouse Thank you to Carol McManus for this month’s Pocono Secret. Summer in the Poconos often means water sports, fishing, and hiking. But after dinner, there is another popular form of entertainment that’s been going strong for…

Forged in Fire - Ryu Lin

Forged in Fire – Ryu Lin

The art of Blacksmithing is alive and well in Lackawaxen, PA. In fact, the winner of The History Channel’s Forged in Fire (season 1), Ryu Lin, is one of northeast Pennsylvania’s newest residents. I had the pleasure to meet Ryu…

Pocono Mountains Music Festival & Performing Arts Camp

Pocono Mountains Music Festival & Performing Arts Camp

Never heard of The Pocono Mountains Music Festival? Not many people have. But this, their 9th year, is introducing many new people to its fantastic offerings of music, theater and education. Audiences will enjoy world-class entertainment with Award-winning performers including…

The Everhart Museum

The Everhart Museum

Continuing my intention of visiting places that have been on my “to-do/to-go” list, this month brought me to the Everhart Museum in Scranton. Once again, I was pleasantly surprised! From dinosaurs to birds, photography, history and art, this museum is…

Don't Miss The Paper Caves!

Don’t Miss The Paper Caves!

The Paper Caves through November 30th – EXTENDED THROUGH DECEMBER! From the first time I walked into Basin and Main as a Pop-Up Store, I was a fan. I have yet to attend a dinner or music event, but only…

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…