Category Archives: Misc.

A “Chili” day in August

In the 1970s, a man by the name of Carroll Shelby went on sabbatical from his normal job, which involved promoting specially built high performance sports and racing cars, and developed a second passion  into a nationwide following that persists to … Continue reading

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The Wexford Carol

On this wonderful  Christmas Day, I think its important to reflect on the year just past. It’s easy to get caught up in worries about one’s job,  your investments, your sports team, or even whether the new camera you just bought is … Continue reading

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Trout Season

      In honor of the first day of the Trout Season for 2010, I offer this essay:   For the Pennsylvania angler, there are many forms of fishing to be experienced. From trolling the depths of Lake Erie for … Continue reading

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A Spring Day at Penn State

   I went with my daughter recently to visit Penn State, Main Campus where I am proud to say, she is accepted to the Schreyer’s Honors College.  The people there put on a great show, we were treated exceedingly well. While … Continue reading

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The Cruel Cusp of Spring

I wrote this short essay several years ago. It reflects my thoughts on the “mud season” of early spring in certain latititudes of the globe. I arrived home from work early in March to greet for the first time in … Continue reading

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