Growing Through Grief

Growing Through Grief

My friend, Aimee Skier of AMSkier Insurance, first introduced me to Experience Camps. I have since met several people who have shared in this wonderful program either as staff or a participant. Experience Camps help children cope with loss. We…

Lackawaxen

Lackawaxen

Lackawaxen, the Leni Lenape word for Where Two Rivers Meet. Nestled in the northeast corner of Pennsylvania, this secret gem boasts the world’s most southern glacial lakes and communities like Rowland – Little Norway, Bohemia, Fawn Lake and Greeley. Greeley…

JFK / Mary Pinchot Conspiracy – Sex and LSD in the White House.

JFK / Mary Pinchot Conspiracy – Sex and LSD in the White House.

(Note* This article first appeared in Pocono Secrets, February 2013. In the past six years, I am amazed at how many people know about this event and equally amazed at how few in our area do. I thought this February,…

January LAWN ART AWARENESS Challenge

January LAWN ART AWARENESS Challenge

I just love driving along these country roads to suddenly come upon “lawn art” or front yard displays that are creative and often make me laugh. Some of my favorites are: The Rusty Buick with Gas Pump on Rt 590…

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…

A Buzz About Worker Bee

A Buzz About Worker Bee

There’s a buzz happening in Milford at Worker Bee Community Acupuncture. When I arrived at the second-floor space on the corner of 209/Route 6 and Roberts Lane, I was a little surprised to discover such a lively environment. There was…

BOBBY O'POSITIVE

BOBBY O’POSITIVE

Bobby O’Positive UPDATE:  Bobby O’Positive received a new kidney in July. He is doing well with his recovery. Remember, be a DONOR – save a life! A message from Mommy O’Positive… Bobby is an 11-year-old boy from Hawley, Pennsylvania. Anyone…

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…