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As it happens, pretty darn green. Truthfully, I’m not a big fan of the color, except where nature is concerned. There are exceptions to the rule, of course, and so many hues to choose from. … more
With my camera, that is. Truth be told, it was never my ambition to be a photographer. I began my career in writing long ago but invariably relied on others to provide images for content when … more
For those of you new to the area, have no fear. Art is alive and thriving here in the mountains. Granted, none of us have been visiting galleries recently, but they dot the landscape throughout the … more
For something completely different, I’m having issues. This time, it’s my eyes, which is “serious, and nothing to fool around with” according to my ophthalmologist, as if I … more
“Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear. Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes—how do you measure, measure a year?” Those words were written and … more
I was slightly nervous about going in for a COVID-19 test. Even though I had no reason to suspect that I might have contracted the dreaded virus, my doctor recommended it as “a matter of … more
It’s Monday, as I write this, and it’s snowing out there. I mean really, really snowing. Wasn’t it just last week that I was extolling the power of positive thinking and crowing … more
I can’t recall exactly when I first heard the term “retail therapy,” but I do know who said it. It was my friend, Robin, who—along with her mother, Rosalie—owned a … more
We’ve all heard it bandied about: “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight; red sky at morning, sailors take warning,” but is there any validity to the old proverb? According to … more
With what turned out to be a fairly weird Thanksgiving behind us, and what could easily be a bizarre Christmas and Kwanzaa ahead, here comes Hanukkah, hot on their heels. The Festival of Lights … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community December 10 to 16 more
HONESDALE, PA — Every few years or so, the Borough of Honesdale—a quaint valley town, somewhat inconspicuous under the shadow of the Pocono and Catskill Mountains—gets a bit of … more
In the spirit of shopping local, merrymaking and offering helping hands November 26 to December 2 more
Am I the only one who lies awake in the pre-dawn hours, fidgeting, worrying, tossing and turning? These days, I have more questions than answers and I’m upset more often than not. I’m … more
Three years ago today, I sat on the edge of my bed at five o’clock in the morning gasping for air, unable to breathe, absolutely sure that I was about to die. Seriously, I did not think I would … more
‘Meet the Funders’ free Workshop for nonprofits  MILFORD, PA — Nonprofit organizations have an opportunity to meet some of the most philanthropic funders in the area to … more
They say that “timing is everything.” I’m unsure who “they” are, and even though I made a somewhat feeble attempt to find the answer to that burning question, I came up … more
And by “it” I mean ventured out into the world, which is still a little bit scary—and a little bit spooky, just in time for Halloween. Suddenly and without warning, last … more
For something completely different, I’m feeling slightly pensive, a little wistful—maybe even downright maudlin. But it’s temporary (I hope) and has a name. Autumn. To the best of … more
And just like that, summer draws to a close. Oh, sure, officially it ain’t over until September 22, but we in the Upper Delaware River region know it’s all downhill from here. And by … more
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