Jul
20
2018
Thunderstorm
Friday
High 80° / Low 65°
Thunderstorm
Saturday
High 77° / Low 64°

Yellow Springs News Blogs Section

  • BLOG— Our paper

    Small town, big win The Yellow Springs News won the top prize, Newspaper of the Year, in its size category for the eighth year in a row at last week’s Ohio News Media Association conference in Columbus. See an article on the win on page 7. Shown above is the News staff: front row from left, Advertising Director Robert Hasek, Eternity the news­hound, Village Desk Editor Lauren “Chuck” Shows and Reporter Megan Bachman. In back from left, Designer Suzanne Szempruch, Reporter Carol Simmons, Editor Diane Chiddister, Reporter Audrey Hackett and Designer Matt Minde. (Photo by the self-timer)

    Almost 20 years later, I landed another job at another community paper. This one was in Yellow Springs, Ohio — perhaps you’ve heard of it — and the paper was well over 100 years old, with Quaker roots.

  • BLOG — A funny old dog

    "And he dreamed his own dreams." From "Mister Dog: The Dog Who Belonged to Himself," by Margaret Wise Brown.

    Lauren “Chuck” Shows writes about a favorite children’s book — and what it means to belong to yourself.

  • BLOG-The Calypso Grill Opens

    The irony of this new fallen snow is that it landed on the opening day of a Caribbean experience…The Calypso Grill.

  • BLOG— New light that is also old light

    Maki Haku, Poem 68-44. (Via Wikiart)

    The moon this morning is a golden horn. To the south and west, the planets are shining — Jupiter, Venus. Yesterday at the same morning hour the moon was a creamy horn, caught, like an animal in a thicket, in a mesh of trees.

  • Of cabbages and kings

    Cabbage soup with sausage and milk.

    Lauren “Chuck” Shows writes briefly about cabbage soup and American attitudes toward food assistance.

  • BLOG — Finding common ground

    This year’s statewide organic food and farming conference offered hope that farmers may find common ground in a polarized time, despite ongoing attacks of the organic industry.

  • BLOG— The rule of love

    Marc Chagall, "Over the Town," 1918. (Via Wikiart.org)

    When I was six — and eight, and 10, but never again after then — I made valentines for everybody in my class. Everybody did. The rule was that you liked everybody, even those you suspected you didn’t like.

  • BLOG-Speak to Me

    So much has happened in this week, it is well that it started with a call to service.

  • BLOG—”Above all, try something”: On food insecurity in the village

    Eighteen months ago, Kate Anderson came to my office at First Presbyterian Church and said, “I feel called to address food insecurity, but I don’t know what that looks like yet.” Now, with three financial donors and a growing list of volunteers, it seems our prayers are being answered. 

  • BLOG-The Way of Broccoli Cheddar

    My daughter’s taste buds are not picky; they are however fickle.

Page 1 of 6812345...102030...Last »