Jul
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2016
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Sorry I'm Not From Around Here Section

  • BLOG — Live or tell

    The Little Miami River at Jacoby Road.

    I wanted to write a blog about the magic of the Little Miami River. Then we took a canoe trip.

  • BLOG — And Peggy

    Drawing of the former Wiltonville Methodist Church, from the Wilton Heritage Society Museum pamphlet.

    Lauren “Chuck” Shows celebrates Fourth of July weekend by taking in some popular — and some not-so-popular — historical sites.

  • BLOG — Bear facts

    smokies panorama

    Lauren “Chuck” Shows goes camping in a bear haven and lives to tell the tale — as do most visitors to Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

  • BLOG — Chill, dudes

    blueberries for sal

    Lauren “Chuck” Shows says a few words about bears.

  • BLOG — How rude

    stephanie and lucy

    The concepts of rudeness and politeness are very neatly ingrained in many cultures, yet the reasons behind them can be so difficult to explain to a child.

  • BLOG — ‘It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to’

    rings and flowers

    While going through the Red Book, Lauren “Chuck” Shows ponders the things that motivate women to keep or change their surnames when they marry.

  • BLOG — Silently, now

    lucy glen 1

    As the daughter of a Methodist minister, I learned early about the value of silence.

  • BLOG — Foolish mortals

    "Your cadaverous pallor betrays an aura of foreboding ... "

    The air is cooling, plants begin to wither and fade and more and more of the day is taken up by darkness. Halloween approaches.

  • BLOG — Toy paradise

    The act of a true miscreant.

    “What do you want for your birthday?” I asked my daughter. The answer was bliss for me.

  • BLOG — Chuck

    Chuck.

    In keeping with this year’s “Guide to Yellow Springs” theme, Lauren (“Chuck”) talks about the thing that most connects her to the village: her name.

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