Last girl standing

She didn’t get the part, but she ended up the top girl for the part. My daughter auditioned for the role of “moonwalker” for her third-grade class’ rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” The student would do the backward...

Nice note, sweet treat

I had some help this morning packing lunches for school and work. My daughter got lunch meat from the refrigerator, cold lunch packs from the freezer and sandwich bags from the corner cupboard. As I finished putting items in my lunch pack, Amber told me not to look....

No school, sleep in

For most of us in the Keystone State, today (Monday, Jan. 28, 2013) meant no school and slick starts to the work day. Fortunately, my slick start didn’t commence until about 3:30 p.m. when I had to head to work. I had set the alarm for 6:30 a.m. to get my...

There are lots of good ones out there

When it comes to today’s youth, some say media tends to focus more on the bad that than good. Then there are those feel-good stories that surface and give humanity a sense of renewal and hope, and those little things in your daily doings that remind you that...

Keep them warm

Baby, it’s cold outside in the northeast! Temperatures lingering in the 20s and teens coupled with winds make it seem much colder. Someone actually said it felt like 6 this morning (Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013)! Forecasters, the National Weather Service and...