One of the wonderful qualities of western Pennsylvania is that it offers out-​of-​the-​way locations with varied landscape and terrain.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Sideling Hill
I’m both amused and dismayed by media weatherspeak. I’m amused by the hyperbole of Storm Watcher Central and Severe Weather Tracker. You’ve seen the flashing alerts across the screen.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
August afternoons resemble the blazing passion of new love: intense and torrid. August evenings are the antithesis: gentle and serene. They are a mature experience that is like a long, tender embrace.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2006
The verdancy of summer is best experienced in a narrow western Pennsylvania ravine. These places are particularly inviting after thundershowers wash the air crystal clear, polish the leaves to a glistening shine, and fill streams with roiling water.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2009
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