day : 05/03/2014 4 results

Entertainment Corner

                Life just hasn’t been the same for Harry Potter fans since we learned Harry’s fate, re-read the books, saw all the movies, and signed up for author J.K. Rowling’s website, Pottermore. Yes, we’re excited that the Hogwarts textbook “Fantastical Creatures and Where to Find Them” is being turned into a film, but where’s the suspense? Those fortunate enough to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando revel in immersing ...

Let’s Dish About Maple Syrup!

                One of the most beautiful trees in our forests – the maple – stands tall, stately, and graceful, with handsome, shapely leaves.  This amazing tree not only gives us beautiful wood, but also weeps a sap so sweet and syrupy, many of us can’t imagine a pancake breakfast without it.                 The “running of the sap” is the discharge of sugary liquid from maple trees during late winter. Maple trees are tapped by boring a hole ...

Day Trip to Indoor Waterparks

It’s March, that month of the year that comes in like a lion and, hopefully, goes out like a lamb. For the winter-weary among us, it is the time when spring fever starts to set in as we longingly await the warmer months. It is far too soon to enjoy any local beaches or pools, and tropical travels are not always doable. What is one to do, then, to scratch that summertime itch while the March winds continue to howl, yet still stay within an easy driving distance from home – as well ...