Monthly Archives: April 2015

At Cincinnati’s Mercantile Library, “You May Be Whatever You Resolve To Be”

Years ago, I read The Clerk’s Tale: Young Men and Moral Life in Nineteenth-Century America, Thomas Augst’s account of how industrious young businessmen of the 19th century earnestly worked to improve themselves in their free time. Practicing penmanship, keeping diaries, … Continue reading

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Spend An Evening Under The Stars At The Ohio State Planetarium

Inside this brick-and-concrete building at 242 West 18th Avenue on The Ohio State University’s campus, I spent two years learning about reporting, interviewing, news and feature writing, editing and public relations. When I graduated, I took more than a master’s … Continue reading

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Joining In A Good Friday Journey Toward Peace

Grey skies and a rainy forecast didn’t deter hundreds of people from taking a special walk in downtown Columbus this morning. “A Journey Toward Peace” is an annual Good Friday walk throughout Downtown that is sponsored by the Catholic Diocese … Continue reading

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