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…

Two Rivers Marathon

Two Rivers Marathon

MARCH 24 / 25, 2018 I’m not sure what surprised me more – to learn that there was a Lackawaxen Marathon or the fact that there are people who run back-to-back marathons! I didn’t even know that was possible. But,…

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…

Lacawac Sanctuary

Lacawac Sanctuary

If you’re like me, Lacawac Sanctuary is one of those places that you plan to go to “one of these days.” Well, that day finally arrived for me and I was so impressed with this amazing Pocono Secret! A neighbor…

The Holiday Toy Drive

The Holiday Toy Drive

   This year THE HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE is brought to you by The Zipper Junction Project™ in partnership with “The Wayne County Ford & Bold Gold Media Holiday Toy Drive Challenge”. THE HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE replaces a previous toy drive…

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…

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…

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…

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…