EARTH DAY 2021

Saluting Rachel Carson and A SILENT SPRING Essay and photos by Patricia Zick @PCZick “All mankind is in her debt.” Sen Abraham Rubicoff in 1964 after the death of Rachel Carson You might ask who is Rachel Carson? I had heard of her prior to moving to Pittsburgh in 2010, but I wasn’t completely awareContinue reading “EARTH DAY 2021”

SAYING GOOD-BYE TO #PITTSBURGH

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”

A BASEBALL LOVE STORY – THIRD BASE

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”

Falling in Love Twice

By Patricia Zick @PCZick I fell in love twice several years ago. The first time I fell in love with my husband. The second time I fell in love with the city he called home for more than three decades: ¬†Pittsburgh. “You’re moving where?” family and friends asked. Even strangers asked me why I wouldContinue reading “Falling in Love Twice”