The start of a season

For Christians everywhere, today begins the holy season of Lent. For many, it’s a time for many of reflection, prayer and sacrifice. I vividly remember a school bulletin that used to be sent home with us parochial school students saying that “Lent is the...

Poodles pitch healthy eating

Most children in Schuylkill County went back to school today (Tuesday, Feb. 21) following a four-day weekend. Friday was an in-service day for teachers and schools remained closed Monday in observance of Presidents’ Day. While my daughter doesn’t usually...

Party, play date and I need rest!

My weekend was supposed to start Friday, but work had other ideas. Friday is usually a day off, but with the Business Review in full force, two regular pages that I am responsible for completing got pushed to the side. My daughter was off Friday due to an in-service...

Girls’ night

After a busy day at the office and a busy post-work day, we were finally home. I could tell it was bedtime, and an early one at that. Jacob was whining. He didn’t want to take his coat off. His sipppy cup was half empty, and lately he always likes it full. So to...