Monthly Archives: June 2014

Before We Travel Through Time to Atlanta, Let’s Visit William Tecumseh Sherman’s Birthplace

In 1835, a Greek Revival house at 145 East Main Street in Lancaster, Ohio was built for William James Reese and his wife, Mary Elisabeth Sherman Reese, the eldest sister of General William Tecumseh Sherman. During the 1990s, the elegant … Continue reading

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Edith Head’s Hollywood Costumes Will Show You How to Dress for Success

Chevron maxi skirts may be the rage for summer fashion, but I prefer clothes like those that Grace Kelly wore when she played Lisa Fremont in the Alfred Hitchcock movie, Rear Window. If you fancy her gown with a fitted … Continue reading

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Buckeye Brewcraft Feeds The Unquenchable Thirst for Brewing Craft Beer at Home

I haven’t acquired a taste for beer, but I’m fascinated by how it’s made. That might be because there are brewers in my family tree. Conrad Born, Sr., my first cousin five times removed, was a butcher who emigrated from … Continue reading

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What’s A Plastic Ball Doing in A Can of Guinness Draught?

I filled my dad’s Easter basket with some different treats this year, like a can of Guinness Draught stout and a package of Guinness bread mix from World Market. This traditional dense Irish bread is made with whole wheat flour, … Continue reading

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