Gadding About Yellow Springs Section

  • BLOG – The Yellow Spring… or is it?

    The Yellow Spring... or is it?

    When I first saw the Yellow Spring, my initial thought was, “That’s not yellow.” I mean, not really. It’s yellowish, ok, but if I were to see it without knowing its name, I certainly wouldn’t call it yellow.

  • BLOG – This summer’s butterflies

    Gadding About - butterflies

    This summer, I gained a new appreciation for butterflies. Oh, sure, I have always liked them—who doesn’t?—but they were so plentiful this year, so undeniable and in-your-face (often literally), I had so many more butterfly experiences this summer than ever before.

  • BLOG – My experience with Faux-Real Theatre

    Friday's workshop performance; photo by Aaron Zaremsky

    Recently, members of the New York City-based Faul-Real Theatre Company came to Yellow Springs as part of an Antioch College–Nonstop Institute collaboration. They were here for a week, to stage Oedipus Rex “as Sophocles intended”…

  • BLOG – Rod Serling at Antioch College

    Rod Serling teaching at Antioch College during his stint as professor, 1962–63 (photo by Axel Bahnsen; courtesy of Antiochiana)

    As you probably know, Rod Serling got his Bachelor’s degree at Antioch College. Throughout his life-long career as a writer and then producer, his Antiochian ideals were unwavering and unabashed. He felt that writers should “menace the public conscience”…

  • BLOG – This year’s Ireland

    BLOG - Gadding About - Ireland (barn)

    As you may know from my previous post or from seeing me then not seeing me then seeing me again on the streets, I recently returned from my yearly trip to Ireland. Here is an illustrated, partial reflection…

  • BLOG – Off to Ireland again…

    Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland (marked with an 'A') - a satellite image from Google Maps

    One can only gad about Yellow Springs for so long before coming to a halt at the village limits. So come let us meander to a land of melody, mirth, meadow, and mist: It can only be Ireland.

  • BLOG – “Good Morning, Yellow Springs”

    Good Morning, Yellow Springs

    We begin our show this morning at the farmers’ market. Which farmers’ market, you ask? So then I ask: Isn’t it amazing that in a town of our size, one has to ask, which farmers’ market? That’s right, folks, Yellow Springs is home to no less than three farmers’ markets.

  • BLOG – My Favorite Villager

    Vanessa Query

    If I’m not running around downtown, you may find me at Dunphy’s hanging out with my favorite villager, Coconut. I first met Coconut on New Year’s Eve, 2007. I’d been gone from Yellow Springs for over a year, was just visiting for the holidays.

  • BLOG – Yellow Springs: A Primer

    Yellow Springs, Ohio - a satellite image from Google Maps

    I would like to introduce you to Yellow Springs. And even if you’ve lived here all your life, you may not have been properly introduced. By Vanessa Query