90th Anniversary: Knoebels opens–and promises a new room of scares!

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!

Things that really scare parents.. not movies.. not monsters.. but fevers. And this week we had our share

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…..

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…..

THE NOSTALGIC IMAGE OF CHRISTMASES LONG LONG AGO

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