Hee Haw

By Rosie Moore I love all kinds of music. A little bit of opera, jazz, country, classical, you name it, I love it. A man named William Congreve once wrote, “heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scored. Music has charm to sooth a savage breast, […]

The bumper stickers of life

By Rosie Moore Rev. Dale E. Marshall is our interim minister at my church until we get a permanent one. One Sunday he mentioned in his sermon “bumper stickers”–I don’t really remember in what context he mentioned those words, but, immediately my mind began whirring and when it does that I have to put my […]

A sheet of Bounce

By Rosie Moore The Postal Service sent out a message to all letter carriers to put a sheet of Bounce in their uniform pockets to keep yellow-jackets away. Use them all the time when playing baseball and soccer. Use it when outside. It really works. The yellow jackets just veer around you. And all this […]

Odds and Ends

By Rosie Moore I am reading, “Go, Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee. That phrase can be found in the Bible,  the book of Isaiah, chapter 21, verse six. I think I’ll have to read “To Kill A Mockingbird” again to get the sense  of continuity that Ms. Harper is trying to convey in this […]

Great advice for women

By Rosie Moore It’s a dangerous world out there ladies, so be careful! Here are a few tips for consideration which will help you to be safe: Did you know that your elbow is the strongest point on your body? If you are close enough to use it, do! If you are ever thrown in […]

Pictures in the sky

By Rosie Moore               I am learning how clouds form. What brought this curiosity on about clouds? I was thinking the other day how many cloudy days there have been in this year of 2015. It seems like a lot. I can’t really remember the sun shining for many […]

Who Are The Pennsylvania  Dutch?

By Rosie Moore William Penn, who founded Pennsylvania (which, by the way, means Penn’s Woods) was born in London, England in 1644. In his twenties he converted to the Quaker religion and was jailed several times for his resistance to the church of England. In 1681 he received a charter to form a new colony […]

Things are not what they seem

By Rosie Moore There is nothing more picturesque than to see the white snow falling gently to the ground, making bushes, trees, barns, houses and all sorts of statuesque objects look like white figures in the scenery. This will continue for hours then, suddenly, something happens! The electric wires become heavy, the roads become flattened […]

Missing Andy Rooney

By Rosie Moore Do you remember Andy Rooney from Sixty Minutes?  I do and I really miss his dry wit and humorous observations. Andy was born in New York City in 1919 and passed away in 2011. He was a Radio and TV writer who he became a Sunday night TV staple in 1978 when […]

Great ideas and tips

By Rosie Moore 1. Flies or bees bothering you? Spray them with hair spray and they will take a quick dive. 2. Sealed envelope–Put in the freezer for a few hours then slide a knife under the flap. The envelope can be then resealed. (hmmmmmm…) 3. Use empty toilet paper roll to store appliance cords. It […]