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Did You Know that there are Islands in Ohio?

testingDid You Know that there are Islands in Ohio?

The islands are in Lake Erie, and like the couples resorts in the movies, one is for relaxing and another for partying. I didn’t know this before choosing to go to Kelleys Island (the relaxing one), but feel certain I would have made the same choice. Ferry Required The excursion began with a ferry ride–my […]

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The Source for a Stellar Roadtrip Playlist

testingThe Source for a Stellar Roadtrip Playlist

Music is among the most defining elements of a personality, and of a moment. We remember the soundtrack to an experience and we remember it vividly. People ask what kind of music you like as a way to connect, and it happens to be one of the questions I hate the most, because I don’t […]

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Which National Park Inspired Earth Day?

testingWhich National Park Inspired Earth Day?

The one with the river that caught on fire from factory waste. It was also the sewage dump for nearby cities. So basically it got a lot of love from the community. In 1969, oil-soaked logs (how does THAT happen?) caught on fire and the river burned with it. As both the fire and the […]

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The County Fair: Where Animals Compete in Beauty Pageants

testingThe County Fair: Where Animals Compete in Beauty Pageants

Point of clarification–this post is a conflation of two fairs: Elizabethtown, PA and Canfield, OH. I got to go to two fairs in one week. Tis the season! It’s called “showmanship” and thankfully there’s no swimsuit competition. But all the other trappings of a pageant are alive and…kicking. It’s about presentation and exhibition. Yup, those […]

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