• Mar 14, 2017

    Being an astronomy buff, I've waited for these many times...  
  • Mar 14, 2017

    Nutcracker. Local dance company w/ loads of munchkins. Putting on list to see professional troupe.  
  • Mar 14, 2017

    Done this several times hiking w/ the Scouts in the US & Canada  
  • Mar 14, 2017

    Have had dogs around since wearing diapers. Mostly miniature dachshunds, a couple of mutts, & now a small beagle who is entirely too smart...  
  • Mar 14, 2017

    This one was a kit.  
  • Mar 14, 2017

    Learned several at a wedding...the only one I remember:Macarena    
  • State College, PA, United States
    Oct 31, 2012

    Felt calling to chaplaincy in 1988. *Finally* got off my Blessed Assurance to push through, October 2012, with Chaplains Fellowship Ministry International.  
  • Mount Union, PA, United States
    Mar 14, 2011

    Creation Christian Music Festival  
  • Camp Kanesatake, Spruce Creek, PA, United States
    Jun 18, 2009

    Had done this a couple of times & wasn't going to take up space when a bunch of kids wanted to ride, but one of my charges wasn't going to do it unless I went first. Had a hard time getting him to stop!  
  • Sep 23, 2001

    I had been trying to make mom's chicken soup for *years* and never got it right. Called her several times trying to get the flavors I remembered. It wasn't until I was home & she watched me put it together one time; not enough whole ...
  • State College, PA, United States
    Jan 20, 2001

    Personal challenge--the first couple of times was...messy. Eventually got the hang of it. Kind of surprised at how it uniformly stretched the dough.  
  • Nunnelly, TN, United States
    May 31, 1994

    playing the mountain man in a wilderness camp outside Nunnelly, TN. The picture predates the pony tail (and beaded beard) by about 6 months, so you can see it's almost there.  
  • Duck River, TN, United States
    Aug 9, 1993

    Sumer of '93. Duck River, TN  
  • Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN, United States
    May 17, 1991

    BA Youth Ministry 1991, MAR Pastoral Counseling 1992. The photo is w/ my step sisters upon finishing my BA.
  • Nashville, TN, United States
    Nov 19, 1990

    My signature dish is a swirled pumpkin cheesecake w/ ginger snap crust & home made whipped cream topping, which I now make gluten free using GF ginger snap cookies. Your favorite search engine will get you many variants. Generally o...
  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Ely, MN, United States
    Jul 17, 1990

    When I took a handful of older Scouts to the Boundary Waters for 10 days of canoeing & fishing, I really didn't understand the appeal of fishing. That changed when I spent about 20 minutes landing a 10# walleye using 8# test (meaning...
  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Ely, MN, United States
    Jul 17, 1990

    Not an adrenaline junkie, so this was really tough. W/ a group of older Scouts canoeing & fishing in the Boundary Waters area of Western Ontario, just north of Ely, MN.  
  • Nashville Flea Market, Wedgewood Avenue, Nashville, TN, United States
    Apr 29, 1989

    Found a vendor at the Flea Market. OY! Such deep fried goodness! So glad I did it when I had the chance, now that I "enjoy" celiac.  
  • Oct 19, 1987

    Recipient of healing.  
  • Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, United States
    Jul 11, 1987

    Long weekend trip when stationed at Ft Ord, California. Ate myself sick. Would do it again in a heart beat!  
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, Monterey, CA, United States
    May 30, 1987

    A tour by the MBA in '87, when stationed at nearby Ft Ord.  
  • Nelson Barracks, Neu Ulm, Germany
    Feb 23, 1987

    Stationed in Neu Ulm, Bavaria, West Germany (!) 1985-1987.  
  • Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA, United States
    Jul 5, 1986

    Weekend trip to San Fran when stationed at Ft Ord in '87. Snapped the picture as we were leaving.  
  • Nov 5, 1985

    From the Stars & Stripes, 1986?
  • Camp Barton, South Frontenac Road, Trumansburg, NY, United States
    Aug 12, 1982

    At Camp Barton w/ the troop. We adults were just leaving the Scoutmaster's cracker barrel, when one of the younger assistants thought he saw several shooting stars. We moved to the sports field in front of the dining hall in the shadow o...
  • Penn State University, University Park, State College, PA, United States
    Aug 23, 1980

    Bought a Kawasaki 3 clinder, 2 stroke bike just going into college. Loved riding it. didn't know squat about tuning it up/maintenance, so I learned a bit. Had the devil's own time getting the timing right. Almost sorry I finally did-- th...
  • Apr 18, 1980

    Was never a problem. Since I was stationed in Europe in the mid-80's though, I haven't been allowed to donate: Mad Cow disease was a problem in England at the time. Why it's still an issue after all these years beats me.  
  • State College, PA, United States
    Dec 12, 1979

    Joined Scouts 1970, age 8--Cub Scouts. Decided then to earn Eagle. Finished late '79. Photo from award ceremony Spring of '80, as I recall. Troop 83, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.  
  • State College, PA, United States
    May 31, 1978

    1968 Super Beetle just like the one pictured below. Mom had a red one...'66? I think, that she put vinyl spots & such on to make it look like a ladybug/ladybird.  
  • Mount Rushmore Monument, SD
    Jul 14, 1977

    Part of family cross country trip, basically for family time while headed to, on, & coming home from one of dad's professional conferences.  
  • Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas, United States
    Jun 16, 1977

    Visited as child. Dad had a professional conference & we stopped on the way. Each of us kids got $5 in nickels for the slots--yes, this was a long time ago--with the warning that we weren't getting any more. Didn't make much--able to...
  • Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, AZ, United States
    Jun 16, 1977

    On a family trip. Absolutely would not do this again in the same lifetime--it's a long stinking way, & I'm not getting any younger! But *totally* glad I did it when I had the chance!  
  • State College Area Junior High School, State College, PA, United States
    May 14, 1976

    As part of the Bicentennial festivities back in '76, the school district roasted a whole ox (cow, probably) on a spit over a fire. Took the better part of at least two days, as my failing memory serves. I helped turn the spit, along with...
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