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A 1970s Cinderella (Camping) Story

How our family of nine saw the country from an old pop-up camper and found summer magic that changed our world.

Visiting the Church of the Long Run

Every Sunday morning, Judi Ketteler feeds her spirit by heading out to the road.

Editor’s Letter, July 2022: Cincinnati’s Outdoor Dining Evolution

Is this the Golden-Age of outdoor dining in Cincinnati?

Caper of the Flame: A Tale of Cincinnati’s Long-Gone Fire Alarm Boxes

My only experience with a Cincinnati fire alarm box, and I didn’t get in trouble.

Editor’s Letter, June 2022: Pondering the Fate of Our Planet

As the weather gets warmer, we discuss and reflect on climate change and whether or not we have done enough, if anything to help the state of our world.

A Big World After All

Visiting New York City to break out of our pandemic familiarity, with mixed results.

Dr. Know: A Mammoth Mystery, Broken Clocks, and Old License Plates

The good doctor ponders puzzling queries, like why that OTR clocktower is stuck at 10:06, how to get rid of your old license plates, and where the wooly mammoths went (at least, the ones that used to stand outside the old Natural History Museum).

Editor’s Letter, May 2022: Feasting on Favorite Cincinnati Dishes

This month’s section about Cincinnati’s iconic foods highlights a number of classic restaurants, shops, and products that bring comfort to natives, make transplants feel like they belong, and often confuse visitors.

My P&G Soap Opera

Cincinnati’s bluebloods came to me for help with a new product. It went well at first.

Dr. Know: P&G’s Time Capsule, the Green Man, and the Cincinnati Olympics That Never...

The good doctor ponders puzzling queries, like what's inside a Procter & Gamble time capsule, the Green Man in the park, and our failed bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games.

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