Judy Petrosillo

February is Library Lovers Month.  Libraries help us to better understand each other.

The Helderberg Hilltowns are beautiful places to live all year round. The major drawback to country living is driving up and down the hill to go shopping and attend events.

Libraries are often wrongly prejudged as quiet and boring places with old books. A visit to the Berne Public Library will shatter this preconceived notion.

To help escape from the cold weather, warm up with a bowl of hot soup.

“Do you want to be Queen for a Day?” This question was the introduction to a popular television show in the 1950s and 1960s.

A Rube Goldberg machine performs a very simple task in a very complex fashion, usually including a chain reaction. Mousetrap, a board game from 1963, is an example.

Happy New Year!  According to the Richmond Times Dispatch, families in the Philippines eat round fruits and wear clothing with polka dots on New Year’s Eve for good luck.

As 2014 rapidly approaches, many reflect on the past year and look forward to the future.

According to Merriam- Webster, one definition of the verb “create” is to produce something new by using your talents and imagination.

What’s on your bucket list?  According to Merriam-Webster, a “bucket list” is a list of things that one has not done before but wants to do before dying.

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