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…

DORFLINGER FACTORY

DORFLINGER FACTORY

Our Industrial Heritage On a rainy Thursday afternoon, I happened upon the recently opened Dorflinger Glass Factory Museum on Route 6 in White Mills – different from the Dorflinger -Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary – and had the privilege to meet James…

Boomers and the “UnWeekend”

Boomers and the “UnWeekend”

As of 2016, Boomers – those born between 1945 – 1964, make up 40% of this country’s population. They also have the time and ability to travel at will.  Boomers love to travel with friends to explore new places and…

It's Summer - Time for Barbecue!

It’s Summer – Time for Barbecue!

  There’s a difference between throwing your favorite meat on the grill and true barbecue. What you do in your backyard is called “grilling” – when your meat is placed over a high heat for a short period of time….

Barn Door Prize

Barn Door Prize

I love barns. Like people, every barn has a story to tell. At one time, barns were the central element to family life. Barns housed the food supply. In the thirteen years of living in this picturesque area, I have…

Literacy Adds Color to Your World

Literacy Adds Color to Your World

  The Power of Community Collaboration  Wallenpaupack Area High School offers outstanding education and career opportunities, in part to Colleen Edwards, Wallenpaupack Area Career Coordinator. I first met Ms. Edwards about five years ago and in that time we have…

Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary

From Capone to Contemporary Art   The Eastern State Penitentiary is a must-see in Philadelphia. This is a “Candy Store” for photographers. Everywhere you turn is a photo. The peeling paint and the rusty iron among the scattered debris forms…

Crayola – Color Alive

Crayola – Color Alive

Creating magic in your homes  Name some things that fly… Bugs, birds, bats, blimps, butterflies, balloons, kites, planes, drones, magic carpets, helicopters, rockets, spacemen, aliens, asteroids, Superheroes! You can fly under the radar. One flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Fly…

Spirits Among Us

Spirits Among Us

Heavenly Spirit Orbs Photos   While biking the towpath, I ran into a friend, his name is Ernie. As we stopped for a breather in Mt Moriah Cemetery, I mentioned something about ghosts and spirits. Ernie asked if I believed…