Tag Archives: Paterno

Sharing this anniversary on #AtoZChallenge

Stars aligned 10 years ago to create magic, so today I celebrate my website anniversary. On April 22, 2010, I created my original Wolf Howlings blog at the Canton Public Library in Michigan.  That historical moment occurred in the 8-table … Continue reading

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Big News about writing and life

“Move out of your comfort zone; you can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable.”~Brian Tracy, American author Now that it’s officially official, here’s the Big News: we are moving to New Jersey. More correctly, we … Continue reading

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This #WeekendCoffeeShare: come in from the rain

If we were having coffee…. Hi. How are you today? Thanks for making it out in this rain. Downpour. I’ve never been to City Coffeehouse before. My husband’s gonna join us after he’s done record browsing. I recommend the Organic … Continue reading

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Celebrating THON on this #WeekendCoffeeShare

If we were having coffee… Thanks for meeting us here at Miracle Coffee. It’s our annual tradition to watch the Penn State THON Total Reveal in a coffeeshop, and he chose here this time. He’s a fan of the blended … Continue reading

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A #WeekendCoffeeShare of writing…failures?

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.”~Margaret Mead, American scientist If we were having coffee, I might be dozing off. It’s been a long week. I guess I haven’t caught up on sleep from last weekend’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Bicentennial Diva Zentangle Challenge

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”~Martin Luther King, Jr., American activist This week, we celebrate a milestone: 200 Diva Zentangle Challenges. Wow. I’ve been around since Diva Challenge 4: Stars in January 2011. … Continue reading

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A bittersweet #tbt

The app I downloaded, Timehop, continues to amaze me with glimpses into my past. I’m a scrapbooker, so I know a little about saving memories. But to see the immediacy, from a stranger, well, the sight is jarring. Four years … Continue reading

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A #tbt for #PSU24 day

“What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things.”~Margaret Mead, American scientist As a rule, I don’t like blogpost titles that includes hashtags. It’s a sloppy shortcut to do double-duty without proper social … Continue reading

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Autumn is the best season because…

“Today you are you, truer than true. There is no one alive that is you-er than you.”~Dr. Seuss, American writer I don’t understand beach people or winter people when fall is the best time of the year. Summer people vacation … Continue reading

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How to find daily happiness

“Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories.”~Thomas Fuller, English clergyman I got suckered into an April Fool’s joke, the first one played on me in…oh, years…. That’s why I didn’t expect it. At least that’s my excuse and … Continue reading

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Penn State in photos: Blue-White weekend

“Where we love is home–home that our feet may leave but not our hearts.”~Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., American writer I’ve talked about home before. There is a difference between home, home away from home, home-home…and the like. Penn State is … Continue reading

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In like a Lion…

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word….”~Leo Buscaglia, American writer Another month done, another Photo365. That’s two down for 2014. The dirty snow piles in my neighborhood will not melt for another two … Continue reading

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A look back to the beginning

“Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us.”~Oscar Wilde, Irish writer The first Photo365 of the year. It was a month of Family, Friends, Health and Fun. Family. The end of the holiday visit. Fashionista me in … Continue reading

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…Tomorrow

“Tomorrow, see what happens.”~poster in Next Chapter Bookstore & Bistro, Northville, MI Tomorrow is now today, and here’s a look back at my month of yesterdays.  Coffee.  Penn State and the Paterno movie “The Joe We Know” at NFL Football … Continue reading

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Dear Old State

“Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.”~Joe Paterno, PennState football coach Did you know that driving from Philadelphia to Michigan via State College adds only 20 minutes to the drive time over traveling via the … Continue reading

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WoW! I fancy a party, don't you?

“The only thing better than singing is more singing.”~Ella Fitzgerald, American singer Welcome visitors, both new and old. Today is special day: A Fanciful Twist’s annual Halloween Blog Party. I know many of you partygoers are hopping around this weekend, … Continue reading

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WoW: Pittsburgh!

“History: gossip well told.”~Elbert Hubbard, American writer I traveled to Pittsburgh this weekend. My hometown has changed since my childhood but it is still the same. The skyline is still regal as always, especially from Mt. Washington. . I had … Continue reading

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WoW: music is in the air!

“All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.”~George Harrison, English musician Today is my husband’s birthday, and Words of Wisdom from a musician is fitting. He loves music, being both a trumpet player and … Continue reading

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Paterno farewell WoW for January 29 – We Are…!

“Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won’t taste good.”~Joe Paterno, former Penn State football head coach It’s been one week since Joe Paterno died. Success With Honor is the way he will … Continue reading

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After the memorial

Note: This post was updated January 30 to add a new article link Of all the speeches at yesterday’s memorial for Joe Paterno, the one by Nike CEO Phil Knight is receiving the most attention. Take a listen and see … Continue reading

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