The run on the grocery stores during the coronavirus crisis has seemed over the top. Although I can undertstand in the context that if you stock up on groceries, including needed paper products, then you won’t have to go back out to a grocery store for a good length of time, thus lowering on…

It’s funny how some things stay with us over the years. When I think of Easter one dish that was always part of our holiday meal was pickled eggs. These were served with pickled beets.

The past few weeks have been a mixed bag with highs points and low points, not so much different from every other person I know. However, as I sat down to write this week, those points kept coming to mind. And as every writer knows, when something keeps coming to mind, best to write it down.

With Kirk Douglas passing away in recent weeks, I wonder if many of today’s young people know who he was. Or for that matter, do they know any of the actors that we remember from his early days in Hollywood?

Recently I had the opportunity to sit in on a class about maple syrup production. The class was held in Brookville and put on by Penn State Extension.

Not quite 10 years ago, I looked at a favorite childhood sidedish and tweaked it so that it was much easier to make.

Winter has decided to finally arrive or so the weather forecasts have proclaimed for this weekend. Friday as I sat writing this column I heard a weather alert on the scanner that noted 3-5 inches of snow was forecast for our area in the early morning hours of Saturday followed by freezing ra…

Life goes on at its own pace. Sometimes it seems as if we’re moving in slow motion and other times it’s like “hold on to something quick before you’re blown completely off track.” But no matter the speed of life, we all at one time or another get into a rut and let the days blend into each o…