stuff ‘round the mill You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence. - Abraham Lincoln WESTERN STATES – the scene of a whole bunch of competitors exhibiting character and courage during an exciting 100 mile race this past weekend. Jim led the race for »»Read Full Post

Happy birthday, kittens

Where did the months go? The kittens are approaching their first birthday and soon I won’t be calling them “kittens” anymore. They are emerging now as confident young cats. The kittens, their siblings and their mother appeared on my neighbor’s back porch one night last July, in a cardboard box »»Read Full Post

Planning an engagement or wedding? Ask yourself this…

I adore weddings, but I do take all of the hoopla of both engagements and weddings with a healthy grain of salt. Becoming engaged is a special time in one’s life. Enjoy it to the max, because making a serious commitment to another person is truly profound. Savor these moments. »»Read Full Post

1964: President Johnson's daughter at Buck Hill Falls

During February 1964, Lucy Baines Johnson attended a weekend-long religious conference at The Inn at Buck Hill Falls with about 400 other teenagers. The presence of President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter, oddly enough, did not create much confusion. However, one reportable event did occurred during the event's closing service when »»Read Full Post

E-burg attorney gets state bar position

Vogt named Zone 5 Governor East Stroudsburg attorney Charles J. Vogt, of the Law Offices of Charles J. Vogt LLC, began his term as Zone 5 Governor for the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates May 13. A graduate of Dickinson College and Dickinson School of Law, Vogt now represents »»Read Full Post

Keep mid-morning and afternoon options open

I'm hearing the frustration. I got an email the other day from a turkey hunter, which in part summed up what many are feeling: "where are they hiding?" Another message: "they're super henned up." Whatever the reason, finding a spring gobbler in the middle of May is no easy chore. »»Read Full Post

Your Weekend Workout..Tabata style!!!

Your Weekend Workout..Tabata style!!! Perform the drill all out for 20 seconds then rest for 10 seconds. You will have 2 exercises per drill. Repeat exercises 4 times for a 4 minute drill. In Drill 1 you will perform Alternating Reverse Lunges for 20 seconds, rest for 10 then perform »»Read Full Post