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 Snow-capped Mt. Churchill, right, greets visitors traveling to Princess Louisa Inlet, British Columbia.
Christine H. O’Toole
Snow-capped Mt. Churchill, right, greets visitors traveling to Princess Louisa Inlet, British Columbia.

British Columbia floats your boat. Or plane.

There are so many year-round activities in the snow-sport mecca of British Columbia that more people are visiting in summer than winter.


 "The Tampa Necklace" by Van Cleef & Arpels, on display at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History as part of the "Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age" exhibit.

Stylebook snapshot: 'Out of This World' exhibit explores relationship between space, jewelry

More than 300 accessories and space-related ephemera are on display at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History through early 2016.



 John Jamison of Jamison Farm in Latrobe, Pa. walks the field as his dog herds the flock. Here, a lamb he and his wife Sukey bottle-fed stays close.

Dine: Now's the season for grass-fed lamb

Jamison Farm in Unity, Westmoreland County, lists the ways this is the time for Pennsylvania lamb



 Spruce Tree House is one of more than 300 cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado.

Exploring ancient Pueblo mysteries

The Southwest offers many opportunities to explore the mysteries of the ancient Pueblo people.



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Great Gardens Contest


When we asked for spring garden photos, we expected tulips, maybe rhododendrons. But Georgia Killcrece of Shaler has a koi pond, above, that's just as pretty as any spring flower.

The deadlines are July 20 for summer gardens and Sept. 21 for fall/year-round. Submit your entry.




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