Tarzan and the 1967 Central Cambria Hall of Fame

Tarzan and the 1967 Central Cambria Hall of Fame

Thanks to my dad's recognition that cool moments need to be preserved, and my mom's genius for saving just the right things, I just saw the program for the 1967 Central Cambria County Sports Hall of Fame, which, among others, included good ole Ron Kostelnik and Johnny Weissmuller. Aaaa-wah-ah-ah-ahhh--wah-ah-ah aaaaa! Tarzan himself signed the program, [...]

A Gem of a childhood

A Gem of a childhood

My sister Jenny loved her childhood so much she likes to pop back to visit it every chance she gets. For instance, last Saturday on a gorgeous afternoon she convinced us all to go to the Gem Roller Rink, where she and her friend-since-nursery-school Dave whirled around a rink that had not changed much at [...]

Chasing Christmas

Chasing Christmas

Late out of the blocks this year, I have been chasing Christmas ever since. In fact, I'd barely shaken the cinder dust off Thanksgiving, when I looked up and saw Santa rounding the first turn. I panicked just a little. It would be a ho-ho-horrible thing to be lapped by an old, jelly-bellied man in [...]