The lights that adorned this page have been taken down. Christmas, a white one this year with a fluffy inch or so on the grassy surfaces, is ending.. The annual buildup and energy to the biggest holiday of the year is finished. 365 more days to go until the next budget busting seasonal fanfare. The … Read moreWE BELIEVE: MERRY CHRISTMAS 2017
Ever have one?That kind of reality shift that really causes your head to spin.. almost get dizzy.. While I often talk about the Mandela Effect this time I am not. Instead I am exploring those real moments–on this timeline–where you see something for what it is.. So evident in front of you that your brain … Read moreSudden strange shifts in reality
Ratings may be down. But in my house? ….rising again It finally arrived! The special moment when my son and I could attend a professional wrestling match together.The venue: Wilkes Barre.. The moment: Magical! My soon to be 7-year-old became an immediate fan. He knew little of the matches or wrestlers prior.. but during and … Read moreThe wrasling days are back again. At least in my house.
From MY OWN Personal vault of strangeness today.. While my family and I were guests of another whose son was receiving first holy communion–a Catholic mass–my own son whispered to me that he had to use the restroom.. We quickly walked to the back of the church where the bathroom was located. When we arrived, … Read moreFirst Creepy Communion Mass with Running Water
Sony Pictures Animation has booked Hotel Transylvania 3 on a new prime summer release date of July 13, 2018. The pic previously was scheduled on September 21 that year.. Good move. Kids out of school.. people more inclined to go see a children’s movie that time a year as opposed to the third week of the school … Read moreGood move from SONY: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 bumped to summer 18
I had a bit of an emotional morning the other day .. at a strange place no less: A gas station.. After filling my car with regular octane, I walked into the store to grab a snack and coffee … and noticed Halloween candy. Halloween candy!? And back to school signs! Autumn!? School buses!? I … Read moreSchool days of August
My son paused from games and playing this weekend to note something to me.. In his innocent five year old voice, he conjectured that ‘there are a lot of bad people on the planet.’ It was a remarkable statement from someone still new to this big hot pale blue mess. On Friday night he overheard … Read moreNever underestimate the intelligence of a child
Simply put: Knoebels is the best park in the state of Pennsylvania. Scratch that.. the nation.. Scratch that.. the world. Need I go on? Perhaps there is a bias here. I have been traveling to Knoebels Grove since I was an infant.. I go every year–being about 25 minutes away helps. The park has free … Read more90th Anniversary: Knoebels opens–and promises a new room of scares!
In May of 2015, I posted a photograph of my son Ayden in a store that was closing in my mall. In the article, I mentioned how similar the photo looked to one taken of me, when I was three years old, in Centralia Pennsylvania. I have the photograph of myself. I did not publish it … Read moreThe 33-year-old photo, signed sealed and delivered
I hate fish tanks, except this one I dislike the work and hardships that come with fish tanks. Not only the dead fish who wash up to the top, but the endless cleaning.. endless power eating.. endless work. But I would make a sacrifice, as would my wife and son, if we could get this amazing … Read moreI hate fish tanks, except this one