Tag Archives: Ohio

Down in the Boondocks


nothing says “Southern” food….in America…like a big pile of pulled pork, BBQ ribs, sweet potato fries and Coleslaw. (Yes, Coleslaw, is one word if you’re speaking Southern.) this beautiful plate sat in front of me earlier today in McConnelsville, Ohio, … Continue reading

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May Flowers


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big pile of dirt


moving around a pile of dirt into ridges, leaving the trenches the dirt came from next to the ridges…well, even to the most ardent archaeological student, the said formations are about as exciting as watching toast burn. …and this is … Continue reading

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flowers in a May garden


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the burning earth


somewhere between New Straitsville, Murray City, and Shawnee, a fire is burning, burning the earth beneath, unquenchable. way back in 1884, a group of striking miners, sent a “take-this-job-and-shove-it” message to their bosses by sending several coal cars with oil-drenched timbers deep … Continue reading

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Yer Random Stones


out in the forest…here in an out of the way part of America.. sure now there probably was a building here at one time, but what were they doing organizing these large stones in such a way. Were they fans … Continue reading

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table for one


the warm weather is fading with the green…with views unspoiled by the summer crowds. many of the tourists have tucked their bags away for another season, leaving me with a wide menu of table options. table for one, with a view of … Continue reading

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touristic interlude


if you have thirty minutes for lunch, you can be a tourist. I know, I was one today. I was looking for a place to eat. something not so deep fried. Not so bun-enriched. Not so western de-civilization. instead I … Continue reading

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the edge of something greater


He asked me if i was taking pictures of the backpack trail… “Yes,” i said, scanning the map. He studied something inside the posting board…where maps, rules and regulations, and various other government printed fodder suffocated, unable to breathe the … Continue reading

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A peace of tranquility


a tranquil slice of the natural…on a day hot enough to boil an egg on your automobile…

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