Category Archives: Columbus School for Girls

Engaging, Riveting And Intriguing: Appeal Terms For Lunch With “The Longest Chapter”

Gone are the days when a Columbus School for Girls lunch meant a family-style serving of sausage, corn, applesauce and Parker House rolls. Recently, I gobbled up a tasty midday meal featuring creamy tomato soup served in a cobalt-blue melamine … Continue reading

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Forget Thee, Dr. Rogers? No!

It was July 2008, and I was having a really rough time.  For encouragement, I carried around two emails I had just received that made me feel better whenever I read them. One was from Dubliner. The other was from … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know The Blonde Bomber From Scioto?

Did you know that I’m a golfer? I didn’t think so. This well-kept secret got its start in the summer of 1984, when this rising high-school sophomore took golf during two sessions of summer school at Columbus School for Girls. … Continue reading

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It’s Been Thirty Years Since I Graduated From Columbus School For Girls, So It’s Time For A Reunion!

“Get ready – you’re going to see some train wrecks,” The Incredible Dave warned. “Drink some Unicorn Blood coffee before you go.” Such was my send-off on the eve of my reunion with my Columbus School for Girls classmates to … Continue reading

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What Would Martius Have Worn If I Had Been A Fourth-Grader In Prague?

Becoming a fourth-grader at Columbus School for Girls was a big deal, mostly because of the legendary teacher who presided over the classroom at the end of the hall. From 1963 until her retirement in the early 1990s, Dorothy Sehring … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall Looked Much Better Than The One I Drew For Dr. Rogers

Say the words “Map Test” to anyone who took Dr. Rogers’ English History class during her freshman year at Columbus School for Girls, and she’ll likely remember having to mark the precise location of several cities and important landmarks on … Continue reading

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See a Hocking Valley Picnic, Spotted Dahlias and a Famous Farm Girl in “100 Years of Art: Celebrating Columbus’ Legacy”

Seeing “100 Years of Art: Celebrating Columbus’ Legacy” at the Riffe Gallery has been on my to-do list for weeks. When I read a post on the Ohio Historical Society Collections Blog that “Hocking Valley Picnic,” a painting from the … Continue reading

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