Jay Lloyd

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February 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are certain advantages to aging. Senior status brings a smorgasbord of opportunities that seem remarkable. So, I'll remark on a few. First, there's retirement. With it, for many of us, comes the ability to volunteer or work when we want, where we want. Then,...
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Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ever dream of combining work and play into a lifestyle getaway? For some, it's not just a fantasy. The name on the boat was "The Office." As we powered into the next slip, I shouted to the owner, "What's with the name?" He waved a massive cellphone and said, "People...
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A Roman cafe
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 08, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The language on the island was Spanish. The pub was Irish. Our crew of six had sailed into Puerto de Mogán in the Canary Islands at dawn. The deck was covered in a fine, red sand, blown to sea from the Sahara Desert. By the time it was cleaned and we went ashore, the...
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George Salter of Salter's Ski Shop
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 07, 2019 - 4:15 am
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Area skiers suffered a major loss last week when a unique Montgomery County ski shop went up in flames. The talent and one-of-a-kind equipment inside Salter's Ski Shop kept me on the slopes till I was 79. I would have been there at 80 and beyond if it wasn't for a...
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Dreamstime
February 01, 2019 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Timing is everything. In case you haven't noticed, Valentine's Day falls on a Thursday this year, immediately followed by Presidents Day weekend. Simply take two vacation or comp days and score a five-day couple's getaway. The where and how is up to you. But here are...
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Dreamstime
January 31, 2019 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've ever thought of spending your 70th birthday on a mountain with a pair of skis bound to your boots, that doesn't have to be a fantasy. A bit of history: When I started skiing, wooden boards and lederhosen were still the norm, and people wore patches that said...
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Dreamstime
January 25, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When the weather isn't fit for man or beast, and outdoor getaways are sheer folly, it's time to tackle some of those chores that belong to past and future travel. There are pictures to be sorted, notes to file on hotels, sites, bar and eateries — all while hunkered...
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Men ice fish at Montgomery County's Green Lane Reservoir.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 24, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — People can do strange things when winter turns frigid — like, for instance, look for ice instead of warmth. Even in the Philly suburbs, there is a hearty breed that enjoys cutting a hole in the ice and squatting over it for hours. They're called ice fisherman, and a...
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Tubing in the Poconos
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 17, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A ski weekend with a crowd of friends doesn't have to just be about skiing. There are other temptations in the nearby Pocono Mountains. The Friday night party among gathered friends at the rented condo is a blast. But come morning, as some of us have visions of...
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An Amish buggy
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you were looking for an excuse to avoid getaways powered by the Pennsylvania Turnpike, here's one. Turnpike tolls have just gone up an average of 6 percent. In the scheme of things, it may not be a lot of cash out of the getaway budget, but it is an excuse to get...
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