I was at my cousin’s summer wedding, and the reception hall was freezing. I, of course, had not planned appropriately and was dressed for the 90-degree outdoor temperatures. My grandma saw how cold I was and sternly told my date to take off his shirt and give it to me.
It isn’t difficult for me to choose a favorite park from among Stark County Park District’s growing array of outdoor areas. Sippo Lake Park is home to me, or at least on the way to my house.
I’ve gotten to eat and cook a lot of delicious food in my three years as an About contributor, but my most memorable assignment had nothing to do with eating. It was taking an aerial yoga class at Barre Fly in Jackson Township.
At age 30, my sister was diagnosed with a rare type of breast cancer called Triple Negative Breast Cancer, which has a poor prognosis and doesn’t respond to the typical cancer treatments.
If I could select my last meal on earth, it might well be a pepperoni pizza from Coccia House in Wooster, my hometown. Just thinking about it makes me hungry.
I met Sandy, my significant other, in kindergarten. We attended a parochial school together. Then we were classmates at a public high school—we even went to the freshman dance together. But, it was a friendship more than an infatuation, and as happens with many high school friendships, it was laid aside at the end of our school days. Sandy attended one college, and I went to another.