Saturday, I heard the power click off. Well, not the power exactly, the humidifier stopped bubbling and I think it was the silence that actually woke me up. I still don’t know what made the power go off but we checked with PPL and they said it would be off until early afternoon. What to…Read more The Power Was Out
My parents brought me home to a farm out Burlington Turnpike, up the hill from Monroeton. Our collie babysat me, read that kept me on the blanket in the side yard while my mother hung clothes or pulled weeds in the kitchen garden. I think that legitimately grants me the labels Country Kid or Farm…Read more What does your label read?
If you could see the gardens at our house, the ones on either side of the driveway and the one behind the house, you would see an assortment of rocks and even some shells. No, it’s not because we live in Pennsylvania, the place where God deposited all the rocks left over from creation. These…Read more Pennsylvania Rocks Repurposed
Did your parents walk two miles to school uphill both ways no matter how deep the snow was? I think a lot of us can remember a story something like that when we complained about the walking to school or the bus stop when it was raining or snowing or so cold your nose…Read more Country Life
No, I didn’t mean Snot Days, but I bet it got your attention. I did mean Snow Days, like the ones you looked forward to as a school kid, not the ones that drove you to the grocery store as a parent to make sure you had bread and milk and toilet paper. I mean…Read more Snot Days!
As some of you know, my husband just signed on as interim pastor at Windham Summit Bible Church. One of my children asked me if this meant we were moving back to Bradford County, and though I said no, I also said that we couldn’t know this minute. I kind of feel like we got…Read more A Welcome to Bradford County in a Basket
Did you ever watch a long line of dominoes fall? You tap the first in the line, even if they stretch across the table or the floor in a circle or squiggly letter S, and the same thing happens. The first one leans back until it kisses the one behind it and that one leans…Read more Like my dad!