Simply put: Knoebels is the best park in the state of Pennsylvania. Scratch that.. the nation.. Scratch that.. the world. Need I go on? Perhaps there is a bias here. I have been traveling to Knoebels Grove since I was an infant.. I go every year–being about 25 minutes away helps. The park has free […]

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I am entering the mid-30s.. (shhh, I am sort of already in my mid-thirties, but it sounds good pretending I am just starting) .. And throughout my life since birth, I saw my town of Centralia go from populated to ghostly.. I have seen each and every single grade school and high school,I went to […]

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While I had no original plans to write anything about this very personal issue, a few events took place that changed my mind.  I went to a little high school in the coal region of Pennsylvania named Cardinal Brennan Jr/Sr High School. It was a strange place. Catholic education echoed through the hallways, along with […]

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