Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

One of My Favorite Farmers’ Markets

Savoring summer when just about everything’s in season at Central Market in Lancaster, PA, billed as the oldest farmers’ market in the U.S. One of my favorite spots. The only place where you can have a lunch of African stew, … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Giving a little therapy to a therapy dog

As always, you never know who you’ll run into in your travels. Meet Stella and Sophie, enjoying the heck out of the Amish mud sale in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Stella is the gorgeous gal on the left. Sophie, I’m told, … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: My ‘Groundhog Day’ movie connection

With Groundhog Day almost upon us — none too soon; please tell me we’re not gonna have six more weeks of this diabolical winter — I’m thinking back. To the movie Groundhog Day. It and I go waay back, ever … Continue reading

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Gettysburg: Land of dogs, ghosts and U.S. presidents

One of the staff at The Gaslight Inn, Gettysburg, Pa.  A low-key, elegant oasis in a town once overrun by warring soldiers; and now visitors. If you haven’t heard, Gettysburg is marking the 150th anniversary of the epic Civil War … Continue reading

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Tribute to Steve Jobs that’s a cut above

After days of tributes to Steve Jobs, I thought I’d seen ’em all. In fact, at first glance, I was ready to chalk this one off as someone who had the late, great Apple co-founder so much on the brain, … Continue reading

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9/11 memorial gripping in its simplicity

I have a bit of a geographical connection with 9/11. I used to live a couple blocks from the World Trade Center when I worked at MSNBC. I’d just moved from the beach in L.A. and needed to be near … Continue reading

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