Tag Archives: Western Pennsylvania

Throwback Thursday: Growing Up in Coal Country

I was born in Western Pennsylvania. I was a coal country kid, born and bred. In the photo above, I’m sitting on the back steps of our rental home in Miller Shaft. I got to play outside every nice day while my … Continue reading

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Aunt Mel and Uncle Francis

A Pennsylvania Love Story While we were in Western Pennsylvania this weekend, my sister Cindy and I had lunch with our Aunt Melvina, Aunt Mel for short. She is my Dad’s brother’s widow. She’s a forthright woman who loves us … Continue reading

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