Slice of Life

Fran LoBiondo

On the Mend

It has been an unusual Easter holiday for us. I was folding laundry one afternoon and I fell suddenly to the floor unconscious. My husband

Fran LoBiondo

Marching Forth

Okay, every Irish person in the Vineland area—all two of you—are waiting with bated breath for the worldwide celebration of St. Patrick this month. And

Comfort and Joy

I’ve never believed that living alone was a bad thing. I live alone. I am capable, love my independence and crave my solitude. Every day

Fran LoBiondo


We had three days of feasting with family last week, and I’ve got the scars to prove it. My right thumb is one line of

Fran LoBiondo

Ever Thankful

It’s the eve of Thanksgiving and we have much to express our thanks for. And I’m sure I’ll think of one before the family dinner

Fran LoBiondo

Calendar Pages

Halloween has come and gone in our house, and it was a blast. Our oldest son, George, came down from Brooklyn to trick-or-treat with wife

Holiday Haze

We are two months away from New Year’s Day, and despite my resolve to consider my resolutions early, I’ve got nothing. You know what it

Fran LoBiondo

Fall Planning

Right about now, I am praying for inspiration. The thing I wanted most since everything went black in early March is finally coming true. Restaurants