Category Archives: Community

12 Days of Christmas: Day 12 Jim Thorpe, PA

We are now fully immersed in the holiday season. And with the holiday come a flurry of holiday traditions. My family kicked off the holidays with our annual trip to Jim Thorpe, PA over Thanksgiving weekend. Jim Thorpe is a … Continue reading

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Oh Sandy…

Oh Sandy can’t you see I am in misery!  As everyone on the East Coast is panicking and preparing for Hurricane Sandy I am reminded of John Travolta’s words. Words which might prove to be prophetic and we all might … Continue reading

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You Have Been Ghosted

Boo! You have been ghosted! At night children of all ages are running throughout my neighborhood after dark, sneaking up to front doors, leaving behind bags, ringing bells, and then running away. When I was little we called this ringing … Continue reading

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To Flu Shot or Not to Flu Shot

It’s flu season again which also means it is flu shot season. Flu shots can be a hotly debated topic. People definitely have very strong opinions about vaccinations and whether they should let their children be vaccinated. Years ago when … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11

Once there were two towers side by side They were each a quarter of a mile high… The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein Can you believe 11 years have passed since that fateful day? Like so many others … Continue reading

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Did you get your letter???

Did you get your letter? Did the mail come yet? The last weeks of summer can be filled with lots of emotional flip-flopping. One minute you are filled with joy enjoying the summer as you desperately try to cram as … Continue reading

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That’s Some Pig!

That’s Some Pig… No not Wilbur from Charlotte’s Web but rather the pink monstrosity that has been residing in my daughter’s room all summer. Honestly I am not a huge fan of stuffed animals. As a child I never kept … Continue reading

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