From March 2024

Rust Belt Fibershed

I recently attended at talk by the organizer of the Rust Belt Fibershed, sponsored by the Central Ohio Weaving and Fiberarts Guild.  I joined the Guild in 2022 and manage to get to one or two meetings a year, usually when they have speakers I want to hear. Living sustainably is important to me, although …

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Three Wonderful, Walkable Downtowns

This last week I spent time in three wonderful, walkable downtowns.  I love a small city that has a vibrant downtown.  Most downtowns are on a downturn with lots of empty storefronts and a depressed feel.  But the three downtowns that I enjoyed are full of restaurants, small local shops, and people walking.  What do …

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Setting Up for Special Events

Although people enjoy special events at National Park sites, they often don’t think about the setting up that has to happen before the special event.  No matter how many people are involved in the event, there are just as many people who worked hard before the event and cleaned up after the event. At Fort …

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