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On Pining, Coshocton’ing, and Facilitating a Blogging Workshop

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“It takes a minute to have a crush on someone, an hour to like someone, and a day to love someone… but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.” ― Kahlil Gibran My mom was a fan of Kahlil Gibran, especially of The Prophet, and I think she would forgive and understand if I take […]

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Screw It, Have a Cow. No, Really. I have Cows for you!! GIVEAWAY WEEK DAY 3

Fall Foliage Tour Coshocton Ohio 2012

Just breathe. Chill out. Take it easy. Relax! Don’t have a cow. I have trouble following any of the above suggestions from well-meaning friends. Once I’m worked up, I just have to have that cow!

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Happy Veterans’ Day: Annin Flag Factory Tour, Part 2

Annin Flag Factory Tour Traveling Marla Coshocton Ohio American flag Ohio flag Annin flag

Happy Veterans’ Day, everyone! Today I’m going to include the remainder of the photos from my tour of the Annin Flag Factory in Coshocton Ohio, but first I wanted to start with this nice VFW sign near where I’m house-sitting this week.

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Annin Flag Factory Tour, Part 1: Patriotic Weekend Window!

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This weekend’s photo blogs are from my tour of the Annin Flag Factory in Coshocton, Ohio.  I had so many great pics from there that I figured I will just make the entire weekend full of patriotic photos. Today I’m celebrating the birth of my brother (in the 60s) and the birth of the U.S. […]

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Win a Jar of Apple Butter: Stick Your Head in Something!

Roscoe Village Coshocton Ohio Apple Butter Festival

I will stick my head in anything. Okay, maybe that’s a little bit of a yarn, but I really do love those plywood cutouts with a silly scene just begging passersby to insert their noggins. So as you can imagine I was ecstatic to pose, Marla Appleseed style. Kurt was, well, a little less than […]

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Two Sock Enter, One Sock Leave: Death Match at the Coschocton Laundromat

Two Sock Enter One Sock Leave

Death match. That’s the only plausible explanation I can find for why I repeatedly take pairs of socks to the laundromat and return with unmatched sets. I check shirt sleeves, pants, pockets. I run my hands around the insides of the washer and dryer walls, searching in vain. I walk the route from our Coshocton […]

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Bee’s Knees and…Gnat Testicles?: Coshocton River Walk, Part 2

Bee's knees

I get it. I get it! “The bee’s knees!”  As I was taking close-up photographs with my camera phone on a morning river walk in Coshocton, Ohio, I was mesmerized by the fluffy yellow leg warmers a particular honeybee had accumulated on his many treks over the aster flowers. I was so full of love […]

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Weekend Window: Raven’s Glenn Brunch

Raven's Glenn Wine Tasting

Today’s photo blog is from last Sunday’s brunch at Raven’s Glenn Winery near Coshocton, Ohio. Adjusting to new towns also means exploring local restaurants. I admit that I’ve gotten such a taste for “fine dining” that it’s sometimes takes a little time to return to my roots. From the list in hand given to me […]

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Horse-Drawn Canal Boat

Hoggee Bill with Fred and Jasper

25 stars fly on the flag of the Monticello III canal boat. The official flag of the United States in 1836, she represents the early days of the Walhonding section of the canal in Coshocton County, Ohio. I wondered just how far back in time I was stepping when I rode the horse-drawn canal boat […]

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