My wife and I were out and about the other morning and decided to swing by Avenue Diner in Wyoming for a late breakfast or early lunch. It was… Read more

I often write about how when you spend your entire life in one place you get to the point when almost every death has an effect on you.And you… Read more

The news feed on my phone was enough to make a person go back to bed and pull the covers over his face: murder hornets, locusts, fireworks eve… Read more

About two months ago, when the nation’s attention was focused almost solely on the coronavirus pandemic, I came across a quote that summed up … Read more

My daughter, my son and I shared a little text fun recently with each of us listing ten musical albums that influenced our lives. The operativ… Read more

I don’t recall how I knew of the John Greenleaf Whittier poem “Barbara Frietchie” in June of 1967, after all there was no such thing as Google… Read more

“A short pencil is better than a long memory,” I hear my first editor Bill Watson say every time I type something into the notes app on my iPh… Read more

She was 2 years old and out of the corner of my eye I saw her pick up something off the floor and put it in her mouth. I immediately stuck in … Read more

I don’t remember when I ate my first Majestic hot dog. It was probably more than 60 years ago. But I do remember my most recent. That was yest… Read more

I watched Luzerne County Manager David Pedri being interviewed on TV this morning and could not help but notice his hair is longer than I’ve e… Read more

Although I really like the Jethro Tull song “Living in the Past,” I’m not fond of the practice. It took me a long time to embrace the art of l… Read more