Monthly Archives: November 2011

“On the Home Front” Took Us on a Sunday Ride to the Kent State University Museum

Outside, it was a grey, drab November Sunday, but inside the Kent State University Museum, it was a bright, beautiful oasis for this girl who has a penchant for historic fashions. I love visiting Kent State’s museum. Inventorying digital images … Continue reading

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This Veterans Day Weekend, I Finally Finished the Tulip Slip, Tried A Taste of The Hills Market, Discovered “Breakfast with Nick,” and Met a Pair of Ukulele Cowboys

One of the things I love best about Columbus is that you can pack a lot of unique things in a weekend.  By the time you prepare for the start of a new work week, you’ve not only been productive, but you’ve also … Continue reading

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There May Be Hundreds of Heinmillers, But There’s Only One “Uncle Henry”

There are hundreds of Heinmillers in my family tree, but my “Uncle Henry” is the one I would have most enjoyed knowing. Henry Heinmiller was born on June 11, 1842 in Columbus, Ohio. One of John Conrad and Elizabeth Battenfeld … Continue reading

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Fellow Librarian Jay Burton Shared “The Art of Becoming a Weaver” at the Cultural Arts Center Today

Whether designing Ohio Historical Society exhibits or making paper studded with pine needles and flower petals, my friend Bill exudes talent and creativity. For the last couple of years, my fellow admirer of all things Arts and Crafts has been taking … Continue reading

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Team “Thousand Acres” Discovered a Lot about Upper Arlington in Adventure UA

Driving around Upper Arlington with my parents as a middle schooler and teenager, I liked looking at the homes, visiting all three branches of the Upper Arlington Public Library, and picking out new cross stitch projects at Cross My Heart. … Continue reading

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