The waiting game

The waiting is the hardest part. The line comes Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' song "The Waiting." Right now, the waiting is the hardest part for Amber. "The waiting" is for her sibling, who is due to arrive Feb. 24 — Mardi...

RE: Wedding belle

Last week my daughter opened a trunk full of dress-up clothes that she has accumulated and danced the night away. The dress she picked this particular evening was a white Cinderella wedding dress, complete with floral headband veil. She gathered a handful of...

Pageants too posh?

I watch the TLC Channel often. It's largely reality TV looking at real-life people and situations. I enjoy watching "Jon and Kate Plus 8," the series that follows Jon and Kate Gosselin from Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, who are raising twin...

Putting it all away

I finally began putting away my Christmas decorations on Saturday. I mentioned in a previous blog that I wait until Jan. 6 to celebrate the 12th day of Christmas, known to many as the Feast of the Epiphany, to take my decor down. I started with the large...

Watch your actions

Online articles pertaining to a disturbance at a Harrisburg-area Chuck E. Cheese caught my eye this week. According to the posted articles, five women and a female juvenile were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after they allegedly became involved in a...