This Saturday: lots of great indie folk, indie rock, World and Americana music, good local grass-fed beef burgers out at the family farm. You should come if you can!
I head to my home state of Ohio a few times a year. I go back to see my beloved family, I go back to stay at the farm where I grew up, but mostly I go back because I have to: it is home. Home can exist as a state of mind, it's true, … Continue reading At Home in Ohio: Spring 2015
The City Museum contains worlds, a place truly unlike anywhere else on earth. Which might seem hyperbolic, until you go there and experience it for yourself.
Bear with me here, because we're about to go on a wild ride through the field of Women's Studies. Not exactly the usual fodder for this blog. Actually, it's not that the ride is wild so much as it is complicated by a thicket of various historical figures of local importance and beyond, who are … Continue reading Woman to Woman: a Dinner in Honor of the Sargent House
My nephew Andrew just married a girl named Elizabeth, who grew up a couple of cornfields away from him in Ohio. They've known each other their whole lives, but it took a change of scenery a few years ago -- a college trip to Europe with fellow students -- for them to really see each … Continue reading Handmade Wedding
It's been a crazy summer. From Germany and Canada to the west and east coast of the United States, my family all converged on the farm in Ohio for several weeks. Sometimes all at once, sometimes in succession. A wedding, a family reunion, and a camping trip involving the 47 members of my immediate family … Continue reading Summer Living