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This does not compute to a break-up

“Don’t anthropomorphize computers — they hate it.” — Unknown I remember the first time I saw a computer: It was 1982 and it took up an entire room at Wright State University. I had to “key in” my data onto cards, then wait in line to have them fed through the gigantic machine. If I […]

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Ah, when kids were like house plants

Some people pine for the “good old days” when life was simpler. Living in modern times is anything but simple. Young people today have it harder than anyone in history. The pressure! If a guy asks a girl to marry him, it has to be a two-camera shoot and a viral video, or it doesn’t […]

Our Ohio neighbors are creatively making many crafts in their free time: — — — Sarah Mellington-Smith and Ben Smith of Wilmington, Ohio: “The Bearsmith” Hand-knitted and customized (color, lettering. logos, etc.) bears, plus cats, foxes & more. Including Memory Bears made from clothes of a loved one. From $30 (lower based on quantity ordered). […]

Too many choices, too little time!

As times change, it seems our choices get vaster and more varied. I can remember when buying sheets was easy. Now it’s downright complicated. They’ve got more bed sizes, like California King (I supposed the Rhode Island King is much smaller. Or maybe they’re called Rhode Island Pawns). Some sheets have “deep pockets” (which is […]

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Not so ‘Queen of the Potluck’

We all have fears and phobias that cause us anxiety. For example, I’m afraid of barbershop quartets (long story), but they are pretty easy to avoid. I just have to stay away from steamboat river cruises and the year 1885. Whenever I’m invited to a “carry-in”, I have a lot of anxiety over what to […]

Find the shaker in this issue and be entered to win a $10 grocery card. Visit our website, thesaltmagazine.com, and click on the Shaker Contest link at the top and enter your contact information. Your name, street number, street name, city and zip code are required. Only your name and city will be published. All […]

Are you a maker? Show us what you’re up to! We’re interested in learning about what our Ohio neighbors are making in their free time. There’s so much creativity happening outside of the 8 to 5, a way for folks to help with the household budget or just express themselves in a way their jobs […]

Are you a maker? Show us what you’re up to! We’re interested in learning about what our Ohio neighbors are making in their free time. There’s so much creativity happening outside of the 8 to 5, a way for folks to help with the household budget or just express themselves in a way their jobs […]

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