| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:57 PM
In advance of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is featuring "Enchanting Orchids," an exhibit featuring plants grown by experts from the Pinelands Orchid Society. In addition to these...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Every so often a book comes along that changes the world in some way. Maybe it heralds the start of a social movement, or enlightens the world about events long hidden. Only in hindsight can we see what a difference such a book made. Here is one such...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:50 PM
We are all members of the Red Hat Society, and we don't have specific rules.
We meet at a restaurant in Schiller Park.
During February, as tribute to Black History Month, we read (and are still reading) a wonderful story called "The...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 12:24 PM
''The November Criminals:
By Sam Munson
Doubleday, 240 pages, $23.95
Those who staff the admissions offices of America’s more selective colleges and universities have the formidable obligation to appear stoically optimistic before...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:34 PM
We meet once a month for dinner at the Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora, and we have a dozen members.
We've been meeting for nine years and only have one rule: You don't have to read the book to come to the meeting. Come for the camaraderie and hear...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:29 PM
During this Black History Month, consider the following thoughts on politics, life and race from 10 famous African-Americans.
See if you can match the quote with the person who said it.
The famous quote:
1. "Surely the day will come when color means...
| Feb 2, 2011
Stylishly dressed couples stare back from a sepia-toned photograph on the cover of "High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa to America" (Bloomsbury, $26), by Jessica Harris. In this picture, from the 1920s, facial expressions foreshadow the same...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is everywhere. Turn on the TV, you see Jeremy Lin. Go out to dinner, you hear people talking about Jeremy Lin. Go to sleep, dream about Jeremy Lin (whoops, I may have shared too much).
Now "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:23 AM
Daily events for families in and around the Lehigh Valley and region. In case of bad weather, call first. Oh I See Exhibit: Exhibit includes a basketball game in which the shooter uses prism glasses, a spinning wheel that makes colors appear to vanish,...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Celebrate Black History Month with Mock Turtle Marionettes and Allentown's The Caring Place at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Charles Brown IceHouse on Sand Island, Bethlehem. Doug Roysdon of Mock Turtle Marionettes and Grace Hocella of the Bach Choir will...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We start this morning with news that a Republican state House member from Tioga County is flogging legislation barring enforcement of a key part of the federal healthcare bill that requires people to buy insurance.......