Suddenly September

September 6, 2020

September arrived and right on cue, the leaves began turning and falling. There have still been some warm days (and there are probably a few more ahead), but the mornings have been blissfully cool, and I’ve started drinking fall beers. I love a good Oktoberfest, Märzens, and there are a handful of pumpkin ales I […]

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Summer Sweetness–But Winter is Coming

August 19, 2020

There are a few sweet weeks of summer left–even though schools are back in session, I’ve caught the sight of changing leaves on the trail, and some mornings I can see my breath–and I’m hanging on to every bit of it. In Ohio, this means we get the most wonderful sweet corn and tomatoes of […]

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One Year Later…Ohio is Home

July 16, 2020

Hard to believe I’ve been back in Ohio for a year now. I’m so glad to be home again, near my Mom, my daughter, my cousin Anna, long-time friends, and familiar roads, parks, and places. While I miss my BFF Cami in Raleigh, as well as the friends I made there, I hope to see […]

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Support Your Local Black-Owned Brewery

June 5, 2020

What a year 2020 has turned out to be. COVID-19 kept us inside, and made us appreciate the little things in life, like sharing a beer with friends at the local brewpub. Then yet another death of a black man at the hands of police, and racial tensions boiled over–something that was overdue in this […]

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