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Arbor Day

Arbor Day: You Won’t Want to Leaf This One Off the Calendar

Trees are terrific. Perhaps you remember that Arbor Day commercial with the crooning cardinal from the 80s? Even though I was young watching Saturday Morning Cartoons, I still remember the lyrics persuading me, in no uncertain terms, to hug a tree.  In addition to poorly animated commercials about trees and water conservation, our schools used to […]

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My Kid Thinks “The Rock” is the Tooth Fairy

I’m a horrible mom. I have failed miserably in the Tooth Fairy department. When our daughter was about five years old, she first started losing her teeth. She would give them to me, and she would ask when the Tooth Fairy would come. I kept telling her the Tooth Fairy was on vacation. Then, she […]

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Faces of Cincinnati: Local Flying Pig Champ, Amy Robillard

Meet Amy Robillard. Our local runner has been featured in numerous articles over the past years detailing not just her achievements as a runner but also the marathon journey and her family. Some of her many accomplishments include two Flying Pig wins, numerous top 10 finishes, and Olympic Trial qualifications all while balancing cross country coaching, […]

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My Struggle with Infertility

This picture, man. The movie Up makes me cry every time! Especially the first 20 minutes of the movie where they go from kids to married to a funeral in just a few minutes. I can relate to Ellie’s character in the movie. I do have one child, but I have been suffering from secondary infertility. I’ve been […]

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What Does the Library Have to Offer?

I grew up living next door to the library. All of the librarians knew me. In the summer, I remember going and checking out several books every day. In middle school and high school, it was often my go-to spot for homework. It wasn’t until I lived where I actually had to drive to the […]

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