WEMATEKAN’IS AND THE HUNTER – Native Folklore

WEMATEKAN’IS AND THE HUNTER – Native Folklore

At last spring has arrived and it’s time to start hiking our pristine forests. But keep your eyes open for what creatures may be sharing the sweet scented woods.   Last month I wrote about the “True People” of the…

LENNI LENA’PE  ~ THE TRUE PEOPLE OF THE POCONOS

LENNI LENA’PE ~ THE TRUE PEOPLE OF THE POCONOS

Long before Europeans, the Lenni Lena’pe called this area home. These Native Americans were the first inhabitants of the Pocono Mountains, having settled in the area over 10,000 year ago. Lena’pe is pronounced “Leh-NAH-pay” and it means “the people.” Sometimes…

New Brew - View my Photos

New Brew – View my Photos

There’s a new vibe growing in Hawley – Benches, new shops, events and a beautiful new playground! One of my favorite new additions is the Brew Coffee Company. It’s located above Ravyn & Robyn (the old Torte Knox); you enter…

AUCTIONS

AUCTIONS

Going Once… Twice… SOLD!   There’s a reason that shows like American Pickers, Storage Wars, Auction Kings, Pawn Stars and of course, Antiques Roadshow are so successful. We are all treasure hunters at heart. The Pocono Mountains are home to…

TIMELESS RELAXATION - Kayaking

TIMELESS RELAXATION – Kayaking

One of my favorite things to do is kayak down the Delaware River. Why? Well, it is one of the best ways to completely relax (unless dark clouds suddenly appear and quickly get closer and closer, you hear thunder and…

DUNDER MIFFLIN

DUNDER MIFFLIN

Fact, Fiction and taking flight with Rudolph.   Ever since the popularity of The Office, home of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Supply Company, I have often wondered who Dunder and Mifflin were. Driving to the Steamtown Mall in Scranton, I…

DELAWARE WATER GAP

DELAWARE WATER GAP

I can’t count how many times I’ve driven along I-80 through the Delaware Water Gap and admired its loveliness… for all of, what?  a minute, maybe two? Last year during the Delaware River Sojourn I had the opportunity to kayak…