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Feb
10
2016
Snow Showers
Wednesday
High 21° / Low 10°
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
High 25° / Low 11°

Sorry I'm Not From Around Here Section

  • 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

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    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.

  • BLOG — Rougarou

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    Lauren Shows took full advantage of her position as a “media representative” last week to run off to Cedar Point to ride a roller coaster.

  • BLOG — Stardust and meat

    Lucy shows a little dino love.

    What is it about kids and dinosaurs?

  • BLOG — Babycakes

    Babycakes

    I can’t say precisely what it was in my life that caused me to have a nearly insatiable love for tiny things, but I do know that it began early.

  • BLOG — Legs are required

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    Mermaids will always be cool. This is clear to me especially, as my four-year-old, Lucy, told me that a fish lady doll was her number one Yuletide wish this year.

  • BLOG — Five Years at the Snooze

    This has opened so many (weird) doors for me.

    Last month marked my fifth anniversary of working at the News. Since then, I’ve been thinking about writing a blog to commemorate this particular milestone.

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UPDATE: Yellow Springs Schools are CLOSED Tuesday, February 9, due to snow and slick road conditions. Click here for details.