Sled the City

Dear Diary, As an adult, the winter weather gives me the chills. I dislike digging my car out from under several inches of snow. I loathed navigating icy, slick streets. Recently, I complained to my...

Arctic Adventures for Families

Dear Diary, Students across Pennsylvania wake up early, to tune into weather reports and hope their schools' names scroll across the television's closure list. Large amounts of snow may cancel school, but...

Holiday Train Ride Road Trip

Dear Diary, Before Santa Claus climbs aboard his sleigh, he's climbing aboard trains across the commonwealth. Santa, Mrs. Claus and their helpers are inviting children and families to join them on fun,...

Winter Weather Maintenance

Dear Diary, When I bought a car, I made sure it had one particular feature-a remote start system. Having lived in both Pennsylvania and Michigan-states that rarely shut down cities due to snowfall, I often...

Coats & Car Seats

Dear Diary, As the temperatures drop more and more, I put more and more clothes on my daughter. I put leggings under her pants and an undershirt under her sweater. I bundle her in a coat, hat and hood....

Toy Store Road Trip

Dear Diary, This week, my daughter sent Santa Claus a letter, listing the toys she hopes to find under the Christmas tree. She spent the days leading up to this activity, searching through the toy circulars...