Sue Wiley’s See’s Fudge

Sue Wiley’s See’s Fudge 3 6-ounce packages semisweet chocolate pieces 2 tablespoons butter or margarin 1 7 1/2 ounce marshmallow cream 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 13-fluid-ounce can evaporated milk 2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts Generously butter a 12 3/4 9X2 inch pan. In a large bowl combine chocolate pieces butter and marshmallow cream; set aside In a …

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Travels and Travails

I need to capture our last family vacation for posterity, but it occurred to me last night to go ahead and record all the college visits we have had with the wee one so far. In one years time she will have decided and be packing her bags to head off. In no particular order …

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It’s been…. One Week!

Last week we took our youngest on a whirlwind college tour, roughly 1500 miles, 70,000 steps and buckets of $$ later. I will record our travels here for posterity. ‣ Day one, drove to Pittsburgh ‣ Official tour of Carnegie Mellon ‣ First time in Pittsburgh so, of course, Primanti Bros for lunch ‣ Unofficial …

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Uncle Bill Franson RIP

My Uncle Bill passed away. Growing up I spent many summers with my cousin in Clearfied, PA living at his house. We would often go away on vacations, the four of us, to places like Nags Head, NC; Hersey Park, PA; and Atlantic City NJ. He loved to play craps at the casino, would go …

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Betta Bilbo Baggins

My daughter got me a betta fish before she went back to school. Please meet Betta Bilbo Baggins and his supervisor Rick Sanchez, both of whom live on the shelf above my home office. Bilbo, specifically, lives in a pineapple under the sea, on the shelf, above my desk.

Sniper on the range

A few weeks ago we were in Kentucky for the weekend for our annual hay ride and other festivities. I forgot to bring my guns but my brother-in-law always has plenty of weapons to play with. This target was setup at about 100 yards down range. Every “ding” you hear is a bullseye. I’ve never …

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The Outsider

When we were on vacation this year and I took a Stephen King book with me. I was never a huge fan but always like most of his stuff, especially when I was looking for an easy read. I can’t remember the name of the book I was reading but I had recently watched and …

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