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[29 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Pennsylvania Skiing — A Great Way To Beat The Cold Weather Blues | ]
Pennsylvania Skiing — A Great Way To Beat The Cold Weather Blues

Eastern Pennsylvania just got a dumping of somewhere between 9 to 18 inches of snow, depending on where your shovel hit the pavement, and to be honest on days like this I don’t like to travel farther than the wine store down the street. I’m a warm-weather person. If I go out in the snow and cold, it’s usually to some place with a great heating system and some warm spirits.
I know I was in the minority last summer when many people were complaining about the constant heat and string …

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[17 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on There’s More To Jim Thorpe Than Bike Trails and Haunted Jails | ]

As you climb the steep steps from Hazard Square in the center of Jim Thorpe and look up the hill to the mansion that, let’s face it, looms over the borough, you may get a sense of déjà vu if you have ever visited America’s most popular tourist destination – Disney World.
The Harry Packer Mansion was the model for Disney’s Haunted Mansion and if you let your imagination run a bit, you might just see someone – or something – peeking at you from behind the curtains on the upper …