In this time of social distancing, we’ve turned to the internet and cell phones to stay in contact with family and friends. From texting to emailing to programs like Face Time, Zoom and Skype, we’re able to remain connected.

I’m beginning to think that I may be getting a reputation.

Easter is just over a week away. With everything going on in the world in the past month or two, the holiday is arriving way too quick, or maybe it’s just in time.

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.