Live Reading in Scranton Tonight

Why do I sometimes forget that there are people in the blogging world that actually are not that far away from where I live now? I’m so used to being in touch with people globally from a tiny town in Central Pennsylvania. But now I’m in the North East corner of the state, closer to…

Join Poetry Under the Paintings from the Comfort of Your Home

You’ve read posts here and watched videos too about this local event I go to every month called “Poetry Under the Paintings.” It’s hosted by Faustina’s Gallery in the gorgeous little Victorian town of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where every second Thursday a group of local poetry and art lovers join to celebrate verse read aloud in…

Genesee Trailwalker, Part 3

Originally posted on Rivertop Rambles:
All three parts of this series were written and published on Rivertop Rambles around the 20th of January each of three consecutive years. I don’t know what this proves, other than the fact that I’m another creature of habit. I should probably be careful with that. Predictability can be lethal,…

Poetry Under the Paintings with Annn Keeler Evans

I’ve told you about the little gathering of local poets and poetry enthusiasts that have been meeting on first Thursdays since May. We call it Poetry Under the Paintings, and it’s held at Faustina’s Gallery in Lewisburg. The first one you can read about here, and the June edition, here. The July gathering was every…

“Overvision” at Poetry Under the Paintings

This last Thursday we enjoyed Poetry Under the Paintings 2 at Faustina’s Gallery in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. We will continue this at least through the summer, so if you are in Central PA with time to spare and a poem in your hand (yours or a favorite), bring a chair and a taste for Ann’s mint…

Can I Turn On the Radio, by Earl Pickens

I’m off to spend a belated fathers day with my boys, so here is a quick musical uplift for this Sunday from a local favorite of mine. If you ever get to see Earl in concert you’ll be in for a treat. It’s like he’s doing a fun little gig for a few close friends….