Homebody

There was a joke circulating on Facebook about having to change out of our pajamas and return to the adulting world. That describes me very well since the day after Christmas.   I have spent more days in my PJ’s during our holiday break than I care to admit. The desire to venture out and do…

Turning Back Time

He could hardly clean tables quickly enough and often hoped the older, meaner waitresses wouldn’t yell at him. One of Ken’s first jobs was at Esther’s Diner, now known as Esther’s Restaurant, working as a bus boy. Those were the days when Sunday’s were so busy after church the line of people would be out…

Christmas Tradition

The best memory to date was when my cousin Deb shared her story about being stalked and almost attacked by a groundhog. She was rescued by a neighbor thankfully, but to hear her trying to make the appropriate sound effects and her choice of exclamations was enough to give all of us side stitches from…

My First ALDI Adventure

“Don’t forget your quarter, you’ll need it to get a cart!” My wise and trusted friend encouraged me to tackle my holiday grocery list at ALDI on Route 322, with a promise that I’d spend less. I was lamenting how crazy our local grocery store has become since the closing of Darrenkamp’s and I’ve been…