stuff 'round the mill

“stuff ‘round the mill” “Running isn't a sport for pretty boys...It's about the sweat in your hair and the blisters on your feet. It’s the frozen spit on your chin and the nausea in your gut. It's about throbbing calves and cramps at midnight that are strong enough to wake »»Read Full Post

New Nintendo 3DS Coming Soon

Last night, during a Nintendo live stream event, a new 3DS model was confirmed. The new model will come in two different sizes, the LL and regular. Both sport better 3D viewing angles and a second circle pad Nintendo is calling the 'c-stick'. The new 3DS will also have a »»Read Full Post

Another birthday

If you can manage it, I highly recommend having your birthday on a holiday. Not Christmas, of course. People with Christmas birthdays get shorted when it comes to presents. But a long-summer-weekend kind of holiday is ideal. I should know, since my birthday usually falls on or near Labor Day. »»Read Full Post

Corporate Wellness

Health care costs are a major expense for your company so it is crucial to keep your employees healthy.  Implementing a  Corporate Wellness Program can be the tool you need to achieve that goal. Many programs can benefit the employee as well as the employer. The major benefits of implementing »»Read Full Post

Tips for Grooms...

  Ask any man what was the most stressful day of his life, and a good many of them will tell you it was their wedding day.  Consider what faced them:  family pressures, silk and chiffon, emotional roller coasters before, during and after the Big Day, not to mention publicly »»Read Full Post

The ever-curious black bear

I call them big chickens, but the black bear is so much more than that -- they're chickens with an amazing nose. Some people fear black bears. I never have. I respect them. When in their presence I keep my distance, but fear them? No. I'm amazed at what they »»Read Full Post

Local French restaurant goes German

Former Knowlton, N.J. bistro now a ‘biergarten’ under new management It’s hard to find a restaurant with a menu dedicated to German food in the Monroe County region. But anyone on the Labor Day weekend looking for Bavarian fare can check out a longstanding restaurant at 14 Route 46 in »»Read Full Post

Passport to Poconos - Summer

“I need to go to the beach. Even if it’s for a day or two, preferably more otherwise it doesn’t feel like Summer vacation”, I told my husband. He is planning a hike in the Pyrenees and I want to head to the beach. So we were trying to find »»Read Full Post

Tony Stewart and Coke Commercial, Not Pulled?

My husband and I checked out the summer blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy, on Sunday night. (The review is coming.) I was looking forward to the previews but before that there were the usual commercials. One commercial that caught our attention was a Coca-cola commercial that featured Tony Stewart with »»Read Full Post

Looking back: West End Fair

Interesting facts about the West End Fair • Country singer Loretta Lynn belted out one hit after another before 5,500 fans during two shows at the 1991 West End Fair. • Joe Anewalt, a former director of the West End Fair, celebrated his 89th birthday on Aug. 24, 1971, which »»Read Full Post