Merry Christmas to all of our loyal readers. Hopefully it has been a joyous day for all of you and your families.
With the winter weather ripping through Western Pennsylvania, I think this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story from last year is appropriate. The story is about a winter portrait of a family living in the backwoods of 19th Century Cambria County. One can only imagine what it was like to go shopping for Christmas presents when a Wal-Mart wasn't just a couple miles down the road.
Reporter Patricia Lowry offers another interesting story this year about a different winter scene in Westmoreland County.