Fair from a different viewpoint

For several years I’ve attended the Schuylkill County Fair, enjoying the entertainment, exhibits and of course, delicious food. This year, the visits — and there are more than one thus far for our family — are leisurely as well as hands-on and...

Happy mommies matter

Are you a happy mommy? If not, there are apparently eight tips out there to help you be that way. Checking Yahoo! email early this morning, I came across article featured in Shine from Yahoo!’s Team Mom segment called “8 Ways to be a Happier Mom”...

She finds it unfair

The Penn State Nittany Lion. That white head surrounded by a blue circle or that fuzzy brown creature donning a blue and white-striped scarf (sometimes) are iconic. They are recognizable by virtually all ages. Take my 3-year-old son, for example. He looked at the...

Theater tragedy terrible, terrorizing

Who would ever think that an outing to a midnight premiere of a summer blockbuster would turn into a living nightmare? Unfortunately, that’s just what happened in Aurora, Colo., with the midnight showing of the Batman flick, “The Dark Night Rises,”...

Theater tragedy terrible, terrorizing

Who would ever think that an outing to a midnight premiere of a summer blockbuster would turn into a living nightmare? Unfortunately, that’s just what happened in Aurora, Colo., with the midnight showing of the Batman flick, “The Dark Night Rises,”...