FAIR WEEK

   Hot summer days with a feeling of their end soon coming. A different smell in the air, cooler nights and mornings, the fair is near. For my childhood, the fair ranked closely behind Christmas and hunting season at my Grandparents farm. Knowing the excitement of the fair week, Grandma Gallaher always pulled together a couple easy short tasksContinue reading “FAIR WEEK”

Veterans Memorial

Berwinsdale, Pennsylvania     Being born and raised in Berwinsdale, I have always been amazed and interested in our small backwoods town’s Memorial, as well as many other small town treasures that I will dig into at some other time. For today, I will stick with the small town treasure time travel button of the “Vets Memorial”Continue reading “Veterans Memorial”

“History Hayride” Kerrmoor, Pa

Sketches In Time Article By Jane Elling Kerrmoor PA 1890    After looking through some old family photo albums, and “Clippings”, here is an updated post. This will answer questions, and back up the original photo that I had posted as “Kerrmoor, PA” that raised a lot of questions that I could not answer. So here,Continue reading ““History Hayride” Kerrmoor, Pa”

Sled Riding

   An old arc light shedding light out over a snow covered hill. The light was at the end of my Grandparents driveway. Their house was directly on top of that hill, within earshot of our house sitting only a couple hundred yards below the hill. When I was a kid, that old light was likeContinue reading “Sled Riding”

Great Grandad and the Christmas Seal

 I often talk about the thoughts, or dreams of having a pause button for moments in time. One that when looking back at great memories and times, I would have pushed that button, just to enjoy that small moment just a little longer.   Thinking back to memories while looking through old family photos with myContinue reading “Great Grandad and the Christmas Seal”

Turkey Hunt

   Springtime 2012,  I had been working 3rd shift, after a long night of working, making plans in my head all night for a morning turkey hunt. I had just made it home in time, to get my son (Ian) awake, get dressed into our camouflage hunting clothes, load our guns, snacks, and other hunting gear,Continue reading “Turkey Hunt”