“And you are…” the guide asked, wanting to learn my name before we started our three-hour excursion. In the June issue of About, we told you about the first zip line canopy tour in the Midwest. Nestled into the Hocking Hills forest in southern Ohio, the tour takes adventurers through 10 zip lines and four sky bridges — all while 70 feet above ground.
Today’s luxury homes feature amenities that are all about comfort and privacy. And bigger is still better — bigger bedrooms, bigger showers, bigger pantries — with basements that would allow owners to never set foot upstairs again. Here, experts tell About readers which trends have found their way to Stark County:
Remember the days when wine bottles were nearly uniform in size and shape, and the only distinctive thing about them was the label? Those days are gone. Increasingly, packaging is as much an art form as the wine within.
Tomatoes are for the picking. The best are right off the vine, still warm from the sun. Do not water them less than a day before picking, because water cuts sweetness. The best tomato recipes do not alter the fresh tomato flavor.
After nearly 30 years of community involvement, I consider volunteerism a unique and challenging career opportunity and one that has brought me elbow-to-elbow with some of the most talented and committed individuals I have ever had the pleasure of knowing.
Autumn travel. It combines beautiful color, cooling temperatures, and the relaxation afforded by the slowed-down pace of the final season of the year. These books on travel can help you design a fall trip that will remain memorable long after you’ve started looking forward to a winter vacation.
Minnie Hopkins’ heart still beats. Although she died in 1998, she lives on through the Minnie Hopkins Scholarship awarded to four Compton Elementary School sixthgraders. Hopkins was principal at Lathrop Elementary School before she died. The school’s name later was changed to Compton.