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!
A shroud of fog.. A hint of fear. Nothing there.. That you hear. Just the muffled scream, Of humanity’s dream. Lagging behind, And losing steam.
MY NIGHTMARE. It began a week ago. I got sick—selfishness took over and I requested leave time from my fatherly duties. My wife luckily allowed me to get a full day of sleep. Then the next day when my son, Ayden, went to school and her to work, I stayed home. And slept again.. Whatever … Read moreThings that really scare parents.. not movies.. not monsters.. but fevers. And this week we had our share
Today is a big day. My wife is 36. My son is 5. Birthdays galore.. and moments in time that we need to stop and reflect. Tara may not want picture herself at the age she is–though I remind her she can now run for president. Heck if Trump can anyone can. As for Ayden, … Read moreToday is a big day. My wife is 36. My son is 5. Birthdays galore…..
My son got sick this morning, right before his final day of day care for the year.. As I write this, he’s watching Netflix on the couch and relaxing. I am home from work and blogging in between worried looks each time he makes a move, just in case I have to rush back to … Read moreTHE BILE OF THE LAST DAY OF THE YEAR
This is my original artwork.. it’s my nostalgic Christmas postcard to you. The scene I drew in this picture, several years ago actually, is gone now. It is of the former St. Ignatius Church in Centralia, PA, a place I attended Christmas midnight mass for several years when my life began. The road signs are … Read moreTHE NOSTALGIC IMAGE OF CHRISTMASES LONG LONG AGO
The final few days of shopping are here.. The last chances to wrap gifts.. Tis the season for small annoyances, like bad traffic or office Christmas parties where someone you never expected would get a bit too tipsy, or offensive. I have often thought that often co-workers (sometimes family, too), aren’t people you pick. … Read moreA New Years dissolution
Are you trapped? Are you someone’s dinner?
Sometimes in life when you build your own jail cell, the beautiful view of the outside world will be haunting. Make today be a day you plan your breakout.
Before proceeding. I AM FROM CENTRALIA, PA. I was one of ‘those’ folks.. my parents moved away as we were in one of the hardest hit part of town due to the mine fire.. But the water is clean. The smoke has cleared.. there are lots of tourists desperate for a view of fire that … Read moreCENTRALIA THE DRAMA