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Another orientation arrives

Nine years ago today (Aug. 20, 2009), my daughter attended kindergarten orientation. The occasion appeared on Facebook Memories. Seeing the post took me back to the days leading up to sending my girl to full-day kindergarten, five days a week. Up until then, she had...

Is there such a thing as too many photos?

“If you don’t think photos are important, wait until they are all you have left.” The above sentence appeared in a meme (from the Power of Positivity’s page) on my Facebook news feed this morning (Aug. 2, 2018). A friend noted in her post that...

Container catching drops drips of memories

August came dripping into Northeast PA — literally. I woke up this morning to the sound of steady rain falling outside — and the thump, thump, thumping sound of drips seeping through leaks in the attic roof and into containers. Running upstairs to ensure...

Tech-free fun can be had

Driving through Pottsville last week, about five youngsters ran on a sidewalk as I drove along the street. Laughing and talking, they abruptly stopped as I turned the corner to reach my destination. Did they seem a little distracting, or as if they would keep running...

Sometimes best shots are unscripted

Waking up quite early Sunday morning, I headed to the basement to wash a load of darks. They contained a pair of capris leggings that my daughter wanted to wear to a show that afternoon in Philadelphia. I added clothes stored in the wash area and other dirty items. In...