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Vacation season is coming, is a P & S in your future?
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There was so much ‘stuff’ hanging around my neck, shoulders and waist, the image was one out of a comic book. Indeed, it became rather comical. Last summer, I visited Longwood Gardens, an exquisitely beautiful gardens in Kennett Square, Pa., with one subject in mind– the colorful night-blooming water lilies. Loaded down with two cameras, an armful of lenses, random accessories, a tripod and...

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Winterlude, the most fun you can have with frozen toes
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Winterlude, Ottawa’s annual winter festival, is rocking even more than usual. Canada celebrates its 150th birthday this year, and Winterlude is getting the party off to a rollicking start. Every year on the first three weekends in February, Canada’s capital becomes a winter playground for about 600,000 visitors. Most, it seems, wear heavy, fur-lined hooded coats. And BIG boots. No dainty footies here. Because it’s Canada’s...

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Eleventh annual Crystal Cabin Fever is 100 tons of icy fun
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Children can find their storybook favorites on TV, internet, books. But again this year, there’s something new that gets the kids out of the house on a winter day, dreaming of fantasy land. And it includes a bit of exercise. This year’s Crystal Cabin Fever is called “Once Upon A Time”, and is an all-ice spectacular in Lakeville, Pa., just east of Scranton.  A week ago, a dozen men...

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Saturday’s Women’s March reached around the world
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  Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington reached far beyond DC and even the U.S., with at least 600 marches taking place in at least 60 countries around the world, according to one British web site. Australia, Japan, Iceland, Chile, Switzerland, Norway and even Antarctica hosted marches. Neighboring Canada hosted more than 30 marches, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “Congratulations to the women and men across Canada who...

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State Farm Show offers something for everyone
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Yes, it’s the Pennsylvania State Farm Show, the largest indoor show in the country. But don’t think you have to wake with the chickens –and milk the cows– to enjoy this nationally-known event. It continues through the week, closing Saturday at 5 p.m. More than 6,000 animals will be herded– or carried– into the halls, and by the end of the week, they’ll have been...

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