Happy 100th Birthday Gramps (R.I.P.)

Happy Birthday Gramps (In Heaven) In Loving Memory George  Valentine Warnett February 14, 1910 – November 18, 2002 Today would have been my grandfathers 100th birthday if he was still with us here on earth. I miss him and think of him almost everyday. I have been reminded of him a lot lately as I have been doing work for Friends of Van Cortlandt Park. There were many days that I spent in Van Cortlandt Park picking berries, getting spring water or collecting birch branches with my grandfather. I hope … Read more

2nd Place Champions

Tonight was the final championship game for my Daughters basketball team. They have made it all the way to the final championship game for the regional division. We all had our fingers and toes crossed that they would take home the championship trophy! The team put up a great fight but in the end they were defeated. The team has won 2nd place regional champion! I think the whole team deserves a huge round of applause, they have worked very hard all year and really showed their team spirit to … Read more

Science & Popcorn

Who would ever have thought that Science and Popcorn could go together? Or they could be so much fun (at least eating the popcorn was fun). My Daughter had to do a science project for school so instead of the usual “potato makes electricity” we decided to do something more fun. How does temperature affect popcorn? We took 3 bags of microwave popcorn and froze one, refrigerated one, and left one out at room temperature for 24 hours. We then microwaved each bag to see how long they took to … Read more