Rosie’s Memoirs: Cars Part II

Here's the rest of my mom's memoirs concerning all the cars she drove over the years. You guys, I think she was way more into cars than most women of her day! Bracketed [ ] items are my additions: There was a Studebaker in which your dad changed the transmission from automatic to standard, no … Continue reading Rosie’s Memoirs: Cars Part II

The tug of history

This past Thursday, I drove 2 1/2 hours north into Central PA, to an old, small, red brick church in the country.  The occasion was the funeral service and burial of my Great Aunt May, and the venue was the church where I was raised, located within view of the farm where I grew up. … Continue reading The tug of history

Hey, kid: Wanna win a knife?

When we were in Pennsylvania week before last, we spent an evening trying to find enjoying the Schuylkill County Fair.  It was everything we expected: Carnie rides, awesome food, first-class entertainment (an Elvis impersonator was the featured act the night we were there), barns full of 4-H exhibits (baked goods, home-grown produce, and farm animals … Continue reading Hey, kid: Wanna win a knife?