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It’s not often that I find a festival with a strong Amish influence, even when located in Amish-populated areas.
Once upon a time, there was a stay-at-home mom named Karen who loved finding uses for items considered trash by others. She had a passion for nabbing these items off the curbs of people’s homes, working on them and … Continue reading
. Writer’s Note: Please see comments for more info about the festival itself. So this is one of those posts with a not-so-happy ending…
Now that Julia is enjoying an artist residency in Columbus for two weeks, it makes it easier to enjoy some area festival trips as a family.
In the quiet town of Tiro, Ohio… …there’s a curious bar with an even more curious tradition that began 25 years ago.
Although it’s been a while since I’ve been to a festival (I’m in withdrawal), I’m still doing plenty of planning for this summer, looking at sites and checking out both festival and non-festival possibilities. While doing this, I figured I … Continue reading
In Chinese mythology, on the first day of the year, a beast called the Nian would come out of hiding and go on a feeding frenzy, eating livestock, crops and sometimes people – especially children.
Along with maple syrup… …the city of Chardon is known for its production of snow.
Since my last festival in early October, many events have occurred.