When Children Attend Weddings

I love involving children in wedding ceremonies – the couple’s children, whether from previous relationships or their children together. They are an important part of the marriage and including them in the ceremony itself is very meaningful. I have created many special ways to be sure kids know this big »»Read Full Post

Matteo Dave delivering the goods

Matteo Dave, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was the well-known owner of the Stroudsburg Italian food market at 344 Main St., which carried his name. Born in Italy, Dave came to the United States in 1912, settling in Stroudsburg. Three years later, he started his business, a house-to-house service, delivering goods »»Read Full Post

Is aging really all in your head?

Last week someone I know turned 50. As I added my good wishes to his Facebook page, I spotted another birthday greeting posted there—the inevitable “You’re only as old as you feel.” Ha! I thought. Easy to say at 50. Wait until you hit 60 and points north. Aging is, »»Read Full Post

stuff 'round the mill

“stuff ‘round the mill” You know you’re a runner when you get mad that an injury keeps you from running, not that it’s damaged your body! Author unknown. FROM LINDA YEAGER: (Linda emailed Bob to see how he’s doing. Following is his response.) Bob’s email to Linda - 10/27 - »»Read Full Post

3 Healthful Weight Loss Tips

  3 Healthful Weight Loss Tips   1)                  Add half hour of exercise 6 days per week.  Get up early, power walk at lunch, take a fitness class, ride your bike, go for a jog.. no excuses, just do it!!! And you will feel better as exercise kicks up endorphins, the »»Read Full Post

Transition week is here

Some people say the last week of October is the unofficial start of the whitetail rut in Pennsylvania. I view it more as a transition week. Let's not get ahead of ourselves just yet. Yes, you may be seeing some bucks moving with their noses to the ground, but let's »»Read Full Post

Passport to Poconos - Keeping Our Roots

My friend Lisa showed me an old picture of five generations of women in her family gathered in Puerto Rico between the ages 4 months and 100 years old. Her daughter brought her baby from the States so her grandmother and great grandmother could see her. “How lucky you are,” »»Read Full Post

The sanctions are over

It's official. Shortly after another glowing report from former senator George Mitchell, the most crippling of the sanctions the NCAA unjustly levied on Penn State's football program in July 2012 are over. The NCAA also said it will not fight Pennsylvania to keep the $60 million fine in state anymore. »»Read Full Post

Fall Rainbow Sherbet: Cranberry, Butternut Squash and Quince

While sitting on a train recently returning to the barrier island town where I grew up, my mind was wandering backwards. One random memory was the rainbow sherbet of my childhood and how incredible it tasted on those hot long lazy beach days. I remembered standing barefoot in a wet bathing suit, »»Read Full Post

'Adventure Quest' Creators Tease New Mobile Game

Artix Entertainment, the developers behind games such as 'Adventure Quest', 'Dragon Fable' and 'Adventure Quest Worlds' recently teased a new mobile game called 'Adventure Quest Dragons'. The new game will play similarly to 'Cookie Clicker', where the game will for the most part, play itself. The player will be able »»Read Full Post