My wife and I visited Mildred Williams just as she began to celebrate her 105th birthday with her family and friends. It was a sort of review of a whole lifetime since I had known her most of my own life, which was a major part of her life. She was one of my Sunday school teachers at the Pre…

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I bit into a ‘mater sammich, a favorite late summer treat. The sweet smooth mayonnaise flowed around my tongue and teeth. I savored the moist meaty ripeness of a fruit that just moments earlier had been part of a plant-drooping cluster in our garden.

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In March of this year I wrote about being surprised to find a beautiful mansion on a side street in Kane that had been the scene of some of the action in the fictional book “Tonight in the Rivers of Pittsburgh” by Brian Lee Weakland. Located at the edge of the Allegheny National Forest, it h…

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The Little League World Series (LLWS) is very different this year yet similar. It is currently being played in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1939, Little League is in all 50 states and 80 different countries, and roughly 2 million boys and girls play Little League in the world.