Category Archives: Birds

See An Atlantic Puffin And The Amalfi Coast Without Leaving Central Ohio

My mobile cuisine experiences may be limited to a Charlie Brown moment involving beignets and a longstanding intention to track down Alice’s Aebelskabels and try the traditional Danish pancake known as aebelskiver, but this strategist is well-versed in the continuing … Continue reading

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Artists Hatched A Plan To Embellish Ostrich Eggs

Scrambled, fried, poached, boiled, pickled in beet juice, or whipped to a light, fluffy consistency, eggs provide essential protein, vitamins and minerals to sweet and savory dishes alike. Their smooth shells are so naturally lovely that they were pursued by … Continue reading

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On Magee Marsh’s Famous Boardwalk, I Spotted Warblers, Blackbirds and Kenn Kaufman

My mind wanders a lot. Sometimes it plods at a deliberate pace, pestering me about things I need to do. Other times, it skips merrily along over thrilling thoughts that make me daydream during meetings. Worst of all, it races … Continue reading

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Baby Birds Leave Their Nests, Right Into Zick’s Amazed And Grateful Heart

It all started three years ago, when I was squeezed in between a cabaret table and a wall at the McConnell Arts Center, listening to Bernard Master talk about the birds of Worthington.Master talk about the birds of Worthington. For … Continue reading

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Decorate Your Castle The Lindisfarne Way

Twice each day, for several hours at a time, the island of Lindisfarne is cut off from the English mainland by the tides of the North Sea. That was music to the ears of a group of seventh-century monks from … Continue reading

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Don’t Wear Pink At Muncaster Castle

Close to the coastal village of Ravenglass in the western Lake District, you’ll find the Pennington family’s home, an 1,800-acre estate that has witnessed battles, provided tomfoolery and graciously welcomed guests for over 800 years. Muncaster Castle stands on land that … Continue reading

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Pick Up A Penchant For Pudding Stones At Gene Stratton-Porter’s Wildflower Woods

“This moment was worth the trip,” I thought to myself as I sat under a canopy of golden leaves, watched swans glide past and tucked into my ham salad sandwich. The setting for my picnic lunch was the Gene Stratton-Porter … Continue reading

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