While I type the post you are about to read, I am listening to an old school song of the disco age.. I recommend it as a background soundtrack while you take in the rest… This was a really cold Thanksgiving, wasn’t it? … Charlie Brown was just about ready to be grounded for the … Read moreIt has been a while since I posted.. there are a few reasons why..
This past week I learned that a truly wonderful person left this planet. She was a kind hearted who led her family through good times and bad. I have had a bit of a writer’s block lately. I am going through a little bit of a transition myself. The news couldn’t be more interesting. Donald … Read moreThe life changing moments
The world has been wildly negative lately. People are hating on each other.. words are caustic and arguments are vitriolic. Families are divided and friendships are ending.. OR S O W E A R E T O L D !! If you pay attention to modern media, you are … Read morePositive words. Positives vibes. Let's try together!
This photographer chronicles Pennsylvania’s forgotten industrial towns and people: THIS IS A GREAT ARTICLE.. Photographer Niko J. Kallianiotis chronicles Pennsylvania’s forgotten coal towns and people. After the presidential election, his work took on special resonance. A sampling of some photos …
A few days ago the light on the computer desk blew. My wife was sitting writing a check out for a bill.. no better time for a light to fade away than when you’re preparing to watch hard earned cash float down the river of bank fees and bill collection. Nonetheless, given the current state … Read moreThe Easter Saturday conundrum: Lights Out. Then on.
Before beginning, a few tidbits of information need revealing. I was born and raised in Centralia. At least for a time, until my family was forced out along with many others in the 1980s. The time was strange.. as a child, it felt surreal. Upended.. odd…last minute rites to a town that was. And as … Read moreStranger Things: Centralia the lost town, an interview with director Joe Sapienza
While walking in nearby woods yesterday evening I came across some strange slightly-snow covered oddities.. The woods are strange in general to me.. Quiet but yet somehow they reserve secrets that trees are just dying to speak of if only they could .. But these two sights, carvings on trees and a shack on the … Read moreWhile walking in nearby woods yesterday evening I came across…
Is it my imagination or has this year simply vanished in time? Lines grains of sand… slowly..slowly..slowly moving their way through the hour glass. Only in this case, an hour felt like a minute and minutes sped by at the rate I don’t think I ever conjured before.. Speaking of the Conjuring, sort of a … Read moreWARM NOVEMBER THANK YOU
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 local mall (so as long as the mall exists, more on that later) has a drive in.. with spring nearing summer *weather still not feeling like it* a drive in will open there.. Which is a throwback, isn’t it? But a much bigger throwback was a post that a friend of mine put on … Read moreTHE OLD DAYS OF DRIVE INS