Category Archives: cultural program

Amish Country

We went to Amish Country today which was definitely worth the 3 hour ride. On the way there, we stopped at Coshocton, a historic town where one can see the remains of the canal that went all the way to … Continue reading

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Final Fridays

While I was waiting for my latte at Donkey’s this morning, everybody seemed to be in an extraordinarily good mood. It turns out that they were all very happy that it was such a beautiful day, and the beauty was, … Continue reading

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Tecumseh!

Picture this: A clear, warm summer night, the full moon rising behind the trees, a small lake, rocks on both sides. All of a sudden, horses race trough the idyllic scene, distant shots, some two dozen Native Americans and soldiers … Continue reading

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I Met Orson Welles!

Would you like to meet Orson Welles? – Well, sure. Isn’t he dead? – Not tonight. They call it “Ohio Chautauqua” and the tagline is “Step back in time and celebrate our history … Enjoy the journey.” Now picture this: … Continue reading

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The Journey Is Not Always the Reward

Is the journey really the reward? I usually agree that it is all about the journey and that the journey is the destination, but sometimes the destination is the destination and it is simply a waste of time to follow … Continue reading

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A House in a House

Saturday means culture day! (Just for the record, we also consider shopping a cultural activity ;-)) Jean Marie and Stephanie took us on a trip to Marietta, a beautiful small town about an hour’s drive away from Athens. It is … Continue reading

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Thursday Nights at Jackie O’s

If there is anything about American capus life I love more than library access and what I’ll just call “campus feeling,” it is hanging out with a bunch of great, sharp, and fun people. I really feel privileged to have … Continue reading

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