Ohio Archive

  • The Electric Company took me to lunch. By the Electric Company I mean American Electric Power. And by me I mean to say myself, along with several other Ohio bloggers. […]

    Hey you guys!

    The Electric Company took me to lunch. By the Electric Company I mean American Electric Power. And by me I mean to say myself, along with several other Ohio bloggers. […]

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  • I wish I had gotten a better picture. He spun one heel on the blinding white floor and started heading in my direction. His left leg went into a deep […]

    Pimp walking ain’t easy

    I wish I had gotten a better picture. He spun one heel on the blinding white floor and started heading in my direction. His left leg went into a deep […]

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  • We had an hour or two to visit an art museum in another city the other day. No sooner had we hung up our coats than one of the volunteers […]

    I hate art scavenger hunts

    We had an hour or two to visit an art museum in another city the other day. No sooner had we hung up our coats than one of the volunteers […]

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  • This is a tire that was used on the front landing gear of the Space Shuttle Endeavor on a 1994 mission. I saw at least seven or eight kids of […]

    One way to recycle a tire from NASA

    This is a tire that was used on the front landing gear of the Space Shuttle Endeavor on a 1994 mission. I saw at least seven or eight kids of […]

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  • It’s been ages since we ran out of town for an afternoon to go for a walk. As central Ohio thawed this weekend, we headed south, where the sense of […]

    Watching ice melt

    It’s been ages since we ran out of town for an afternoon to go for a walk. As central Ohio thawed this weekend, we headed south, where the sense of […]

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  • I’m a staunch defender of Ohio. In my early twenties, I outgrew the need to see it as a geographic space somehow culturally inferior to others, or too stodgy for […]

    A blue state of mind

    I’m a staunch defender of Ohio. In my early twenties, I outgrew the need to see it as a geographic space somehow culturally inferior to others, or too stodgy for […]

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  • I’m so overwhelmed by this new political landscape that I’ve been mostly speechless today. Not silent, just speechless. I was three months pregnant with Declan on election day in 2004, […]

    The world weeply news

    I’m so overwhelmed by this new political landscape that I’ve been mostly speechless today. Not silent, just speechless. I was three months pregnant with Declan on election day in 2004, […]

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  • In the two weeks between closing on our house and moving in a couple of years ago, I had anxiety dreams about my neighborhood. Once home to Camp Chase, a […]

    The Confederate ghosts of my neighborhood

    In the two weeks between closing on our house and moving in a couple of years ago, I had anxiety dreams about my neighborhood. Once home to Camp Chase, a […]

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  • Our Obama-Biden sign was stolen from our yard today. Looks like a couple of others on the block were as well. Bullies. Subscribe in a reader Copyright Tracy Zollinger Turner, […]

    Stolen

    Our Obama-Biden sign was stolen from our yard today. Looks like a couple of others on the block were as well. Bullies. Subscribe in a reader Copyright Tracy Zollinger Turner, […]

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  • Yesterday, we hung out in the parking lot of an urban carryout, looking at the side wall of a restaurant called “Chicken Gem’s.” During the years we lived in this […]

    Small moments in democracy

    Yesterday, we hung out in the parking lot of an urban carryout, looking at the side wall of a restaurant called “Chicken Gem’s.” During the years we lived in this […]

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