Ghosts in the Hawley Silk Mill

Ghosts in the Hawley Silk Mill

This month’s Pocono Secret is submitted by Jody Cunningham. She showed me the photo and I saw the face. I thought it would of interest to you. – Laurie   Is that a Face? In December of 2016 I was…

Kickin' it OLD SCHOOL

Kickin’ it OLD SCHOOL

One of my favorite finds last year was Old School Farm. I heard a few folks talking about it, so when I had company visiting for the weekend, I thought we’d check it out. We loved it so much, I…

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…

DVAA - Passing a Bright Torch

DVAA – Passing a Bright Torch

Vision. Warmth. Inclusive. These are the words that come to mind when I think of Elaine Giguere. I first met Elaine in 2003 and immediately felt her kindness and competence. Elaine has served as the Executive Director of the Delaware…

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…

Why Big Box won't ever replace Shopping Local

Why Big Box won’t ever replace Shopping Local

It was a Sunday and I needed a special thank you gift for a friend. I drove to Honesdale to one of my favorite stores, Milkweed. Although most local shops are closed on Sundays, I instinctively knew Milkweed would be…

The ART FACTORY of White Mills

The ART FACTORY of White Mills

Looking for UNIQUE Holiday Gifts? Meet Jerry Davis, a retired electronic worker from New Jersey. Jerry bought the beautiful barn / studio building (it actually looks like an old grange building) located at 736 Texas Palmyra Highway (Route 6), in…

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…