One year ago today, my aunt, Pauline Danesky, passed away at the age of 88. She was also my neighbor here on National Hill for over 20 years. I was able to say good-bye to her at a funeral home in Bridgeville just days after she died. She was laid to rest the next morning. … More Remembering Pauline One Year Later
I don’t usually talk about radio stations on my blog, but since one of my favorite radio stations is signing off in less than two weeks, I would like to talk about my memories of listening to a radio station called KQV. A few years ago, I would sometimes listen to KQV whenever I wanted … More Goodbye, KQV
For over 25 years, I would be able to stay at my aunt’s house, which is located in Green Tree, for several days at at time. At first, I would stay there on weekends during the school year … and, then in the summer time, I would stay there for a week, if I wanted … More Joseph’s Flashback: I visited my aunt whenever I was younger!
On Saturday evening, I was going to Scarlett’s third birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese’s. A lot of my relatives and their friends were there as well. Now, it was originally supposed to be in Bridgeville, but at the last minute, they moved it to the North Hills. That change in venue prompted me to … More Joseph rode on McKnight Road for the first time ever!
For as long as I can remember, I have been able to ride along Route 30 on various occasions with my friends and my relatives. I have probably done that hundreds of times in my lifetime … and I would sometimes pass a place that I had almost never heard of … until now. The … More Joseph was in Imperial today!
On October 9, 2017, I went to Alexion’s Bar And Grill with my relatives. The restaurant is located in Rook Station, which is located near Noblestown Road in Green Tree. I have never been to this restaurant before, but I have seen it many times while I was riding on the PAT buses through the … More I went to Alexion’s Bar And Grill recently!
For as long as I can remember, I would be able to call my friends and my relatives by dialing only seven digits, but these days, we have to dial ten digits in order to call our friends and our relatives … and, yes, that also means that we have to dial the area code, … More I don’t mind dialing our area code!
I’m starting to take my evening walks again … and over the past few days, I have been able to see some clouds in the sky, but while I was walking late yesterday afternoon, I bumped into one of my cousins. Her name is Lori Papakie Miller. I have bumped into her at various places … More A fantastic cousin
Now, back in November of 2012, me, Derek Papakie and Tom McCombs wore our black and white Nike jackets in front of our relatives on Thanksgiving evening. I have talked about this event in a couple of my blog posts in the past … and, today, I wanted to talk about it again. That’s because … More Three Classy Cousins
Earlier today, I went to the Oakdale Inn with two of my relatives. I went there for lunch. I ate about half of the food items that I got while I was at the restaurant … and I was able to take the rest of it home with me. I had a fish sandwich, a … More I went to the Oakdale Inn for lunch today!