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I woke up thinking about that old armchair again. With everything that’s going on, you’d think I could let it go, but it haunts me. It came with the house 23 years ago, was probably new … more
I’ve got to admit, there have been times during self-isolation that I’ve given in to my fears, many of which were exaggerated or unfounded. My imagination got the best of me because there … more
Right around this time every year, hummingbirds return to the Upper Delaware River region. Local folks began reporting sightings via social media during the first week of May. In my Pike County … more
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to govern our lives, the toll on our physical and mental well-being can be substantial. Adhering to the restrictions that will keep all of us safer is admittedly … more
It is the spring season and nature is waking up. In the morning, birds are calling, both the newly arrived migrants and the full-time residents. Breeding season is near. There is another sound in the … more
We are warned that this next week will bring heartache and death as the coronavirus continues its devastating path through our communities, across the nation and around the globe. Soon, all of us … more
If you have walked past a small pond within the last few days, chances are you have heard the first wood frogs quacking away as they strive to attract a mate and breed. Soon after, spring peepers … more
REGION — The novel coronavirus is bringing a lot of changes to the area, but it can’t stop spring from coming. This winter aconite flower is folded up against the cold and a new dusting … more
Have you ever owned one of those nifty weather gauges that gives an insightful summation of the current climate and such? Growing up, our family had a wooden plaque on the front porch with a … more
It’s a little chilly out there; the wind does not make it any better. Spring is right around the corner, and I hope we have seen the last of the snow. When I was a kid, I loved the snow: … more
Yep, it’s time to reset the clocks (Sunday, March 8), and none too soon, IMHO. It’s the looking back that is often my undoing. Even though I state publicly that I’m not a fan of … more
There comes a time in every kid’s life when they dream about becoming a firefighter, an airplane pilot, a farmer, a teacher, or even the president of these United States, since it would appear … more
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