kpanek on June 7th, 2008

You may have heard about us (north-central WV) in the news lately. Someone ticked SOMEONE off because we had some humdinger storms! May 31 we had a flash of lightning and a BOOM so close behind it was if it was at the same time. My uninterruptible power source kept the computer up and going, […]

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kpanek on May 14th, 2008

Saturday, May 10 was the kick-off of the 25th Annual National Tourism Week and Discover Great American Traditions is the theme. The I-68 Welcome Center (coming into WV from Maryland) had a celebration of this and invited Gillum House to come participate. In view of the theme, Kathleen wore her 18th Century clothes to highlight […]

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kpanek on April 19th, 2008

When last we chatted, I told you of our Thursday outing to Wheeling and Pittsburgh. The next evening they were due to fly back to Chicago so we had a morning to explore a bit more. As I said, Linda loves history. This is the 100-year anniversary of Mother’s Day and we are less than […]

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kpanek on March 13th, 2008

Sunday the local GWRRA Chapter (that is Goldwing Road Riders Association) had a pie and coffee over at Jimmy’s Diner. Although I have been a member for over a year, I had been unable to get to any get-togethers or meetings until now. To make a long story short, a couple of the ladies said […]

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kpanek on February 24th, 2008

True to norm here, we had a lovely snow on Wednesday, VERY cold on Thursday morning (6F at the house) but in the high 30s by Thursday afternoon. By Friday the snow was gone and we were back in the 40s.Although it was cold, I had a very pleasant drive to Charleston with the Director […]

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kpanek on May 22nd, 2007

I had an e-mail from Kathy Witt today. Kathy writes books and articles about dolls and doll collections. She wanted me to know Gillum House is included in an article published in Southern Travel News I hope you like the article. The Margaret Panek dolls were made by my late Mother-in-law Margaret Panek. We have […]

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