Josette Crosby Plank Blogger,

Josette Plank is an Appalachian coal miner's granddaughter and generally swell person now biding her time in the deep suburbs of Central Pennsylvania. Decades ago, she worked in Philly as a writer/actor with DQD Comedy Theater. Josette writes a weekly Family and Parenting column at When she’s not blogging at and, Josette is most likely putting another 20,000 miles on her minivan driving her three children between ice rinks and soccer fields. Or she’s having a cold beverage. She’s known to Twitter some humdingers @josetteplank.