17 Dec

There comes a time when children leave the nest and no longer live with their parents. However, there may come a time when, for reasons of health, economics, companionship, or other circumstances, parents must move in with their grown, and perhaps married, children. According to the Reading Eagle,…

20 Nov

As restrictions related to COVID-19 continue to blanket the Reading area, schools close and open and close, and businesses follow suit, creating logistical nightmares for most families. The words “home office” used to sound like a contradiction, and homeschooling is becoming an unintended reality for families with children.…

14 Jul

Summer is a favorite time for inviting guests over for meals and even overnight stays. Presumably, these are people whose company you enjoy. ’Tis also the season for uninvited guests whose company you don’t enjoy — bugs and little critters. Colonies of little insect families, as well as…

15 Jun

The word “garage” comes from a French word meaning, “to moor a boat or shelter or protect merchandise.” When we think of a garage, we think of a place to keep the car. However, the car may be about the only thing that isn’t in the garage. Many…

24 Feb

Warmer weather and longer days just beg you to spend more time outdoors in the spring and summer months. Instead of sitting around indoors, reading, eating, and watching television, you can sit around outdoors, reading, eating, and watching television! Seriously, an outdoor deck is an attractive way to…