Nearly seven years ago, Pittsburgh took me by surprise when it grabbed my heart and squeezed. All I knew of the city came from my college geography and history classes. At the time, I was struck by the role of rivers in the formation of cities. Pittsburgh doesn’t just have one river, but three, andContinue reading “SAYING GOOD-BYE TO #PITTSBURGH”


Hello – a Happy July to you all. We moved into the new digs this past week, but head back to Pittsburgh in a few days. I hate to leave but I still love the Steel City and plan on enjoying my last few weeks living there to the fullest. In between all the moves,Continue reading “A BASEBALL LOVE STORY – THIRD BASE”

#Pittsburgh Made Me A Sports Fan Once Again

By Patricia Zick @PCZick Sports Fan? “No way,” she said before she moved to Pittsburgh. This is a tale of a woman who rebelled against her upbringing with four older, and athletic, brothers. For years, I hated sports because they took most of my family away from me on weekends and holidays. They might haveContinue reading “#Pittsburgh Made Me A Sports Fan Once Again”